Chronic Wasting Disease (with Dr. Margaret Wild)

Dr. Margaret Wild is the former chief wildlife veterinarian for the National Park Service. She is currently a professor at Washington State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine and has been chosen to lead research efforts into elk hoof disease through the Department of Veterinary Microbiology and Pathology. She is well-known among wildlife biologists and researchers…

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Protecting Wolves and Bears (with Kristin Combs)

Protecting Bears and Wolves with Kristin Combs Episode 5: Show Notes. The Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem is one of the few intact ecosystems that still has its entire cohort of wildlife, but many of these species are under threat due to practices like trophy hunting. Wolves and grizzly bears are just a few of the animals…

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Why You Should Care About A Brain Wasting Zombie Deer Disease

    THIS IS SCARY STUFF  So it’s not a zombie disease, but it is just as scary. Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) is a relatively newly identified member of the family of diseases known as Transmissible Spongiform Encephalopathies (TSEs). The way this group of diseases kills you is spelled out in its name. It is…

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