Texas Fish & Game

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May 1, 2019

Texas Might Expand CWD Zone

Texas remains vigilant in monitoring and testing for chronic wasting disease, with no reported spread beyond existing containment zones over the last 12 months. However, the discovery of CWD in a free-ranging whitetail near the perimeter […]
January 2, 2019

Wild TX Deer Found With CWD

AUSTIN – Chronic wasting disease (CWD) has been detected in a free-ranging, 5 ½ year-old white-tailed doe between Del Rio and Amistad Reservoir, making it the first confirmed case of the disease in Val Verde County. […]
February 19, 2018
CWD

Chronic Wasting Disease Proven to Travel from Deer to Primates

A recent study by Canadian scientists shows macaque monkeys contracted chronic wasting disease (CWD) after eating meat from CWD-positive deer. According to jsonline the findings are the first known transmissions of the prion disease to a primate […]
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