This is not surprising to me, I think that CWD is and has always been in the deer and elk herds. We now have a method to test for this disease and it gets reported. I support having the option of getting your animal tested and keeping animals that test positive out of the food chain.
Today's headlines read, "Hunter Dies of Heart Attack!"
I don't know how many times I have seen that headline in the past 16 years that I have lived in Colorado.
I moved here in 1994 via the U.S. Army to Ft. Carson, Colorado. The "Mountain Post" as it is sometimes called.
When I arrived here, in pretty good shape, the unit told me that I could not participate in P.T. (physical training) for at least 30 days. Now, I had just come from an overseas tour in Korea and was stationed in the...