Elk with Chronic Wasting Disease

a photo of a sick elk
An elk with classic Chronic Wasting Disease symptoms in Rocky Mountain National Park. Note the drooping head, ears held low, vague stare, and how emaciated the animal is.

Photo courtesy of Rocky Mountain National Park

Last updated: March 31, 2012

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