Second mule deer in Bondurant hunt area tests positive for chronic wasting disease

JACKSON (WNE) — Another mule deer in a hunt area near Bondurant has tested positive for chronic wasting disease.

The deer, which was found dead on someone’s property and later tested, is the second mule deer that has tested positive for the fatal neurological condition this year.

The first was harvested by a hunter in September.

Mark Gocke, spokesman for the Wyoming Game and Fish Department’s Jackson office, said the detection is not surprising. Hunt area 154, where the most recent buck was found, is bordered by other hunt areas where the disease has been detected: 142, 152, and 155....

 

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