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chronic wasting disease

South Carolina wildlife officials consider new hunting rule to keep deadly deer disease at bay

Chronic wasting disease isn’t just bad for the animals it infects, it can also affect the very ecosystems on which the animals depend. CWD disease is a contagious, neurological illness affecting deer, elk, and moose populations throughout North America, according to a report in Greenville Journal. While South Carolina wildlife populations have been spared, state Department […]