Monitoring Heart Rate of Anesthetized Deer

a photo of an anestetized deer having heart rate monitored
A park staff member monitors the heart rate of an anesthetized doe mule deer while testing for Chronic Wasting Disease in Rocky Mountain National Park.

Photo courtesy of Rocky Mountain National Park

Last updated: March 31, 2012

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