Infectious disease pursued deer throughout the country, leaving animals with holes in their brain and exhausted bodies. The last days
The disease has never been detected in New Jersey. But it is spreading in the United States – it has been documented in 26 states, including New York and Pennsylvania, and that government officials and hunters are worried about the future deer in the Garden State. in Colorado in the 1960s in a herd of non-war deer. The disease, which is associated with the disease of crazy cows, affects deer, as well as other members of the family Serwida, such as elk and elk. have been ill for two years without revealing any symptoms. During this time, the illness eats holes in the animal's brain. Physical symptoms ̵
. that the description makes a bad service of the seriousness of the problem.
"This kind of thing makes it a joke, but in reality it's not," said Cody McLaughlin, New Jersey's press secretary, "Open Alliance."
There is no evidence that, according to Stanko, people can enter into a contract with CWD
. 1997. New Jersey has not yet revealed any signs of the disease.
But the disease is not so far away. The CWD deer was found in Pennsylvania and New York, according to Stanko, although there was no case in New York from 2005 and is currently considered to be free of CWD.
"I have heard terrible stories from friends in the west and in the middle west, where it destroys the herd," McLaughlin said.
New Jersey has banned the import of live deer and But this is not the only step the state has taken to prevent the spread of CWD, Stanko said. New Jersey also came up with recommendations for hunters to be careful about the deer they collect in other states.
"Just turn your back and do nothing else [to New Jersey]," Stanko said.
Stanko said that the state continues to explore ways to strengthen CDW prevention measures. One step that may be the following: A ban on hunters delivering whole carcass deer from New Jersey to other states. Follow it on Twitter @MSolDub . Find NJ.com on Facebook .
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