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Province announces plans to thwart CWD

The province is ramping up efforts to thwart chronic wasting disease (CWD), a progressive, fatal brain disease that affects deer, elk, moose, and caribou, Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry Minister John Yakabuski announced on Wednesday, Dec. 18.

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Lessons learned from deer stalking

Of all the ways to hunt deer, nothing is more challenging than putting the stalk on them. Whitetail deer are built to sense danger on the ground, and have developed incredible senses of smell, sight, and hearing to avoid predators.

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Michigan man contracts tuberculosis from deer

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) confirmed in September that a 77-year-old man contracted pulmonary tuberculosis (TB) from a deer.

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Province proposes updating plan to prevent CWD

The province has proposed updating a plan to prevent chronic wasting disease (CWD), a progressive, fatal brain disease that affects deer, elk, moose, and caribou, the Ministry of Natural Resources (MNRF) and Forestry announced.

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Cold snap forces deer indoors

The cold snap that hit much of Ontario in late January was so intense even the deer wanted to go inside.

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Potential world record whitetail

A 38-point deer shot by a bowhunter in Illinois could set a new record as the largest hunter-harvested non-typical whitetail deer ever…

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Rare buck is vampire deer

When Brian Towns, walked up to the deer he shot he was justifiably proud. It was much later, however, that he discovered the truly unique thing about his buck. It had fangs…

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Top 10 articles of 2018

2018 seems to have come and gone in a flash! As we draw near to 2019, it’s always fun to take a look back at what piqued your interest…

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MNRF steps up CWD monitoring

Ontario’s MNRF has responded quickly to a Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) outbreak in nearby Quebec. The discovery was made on a red deer farm that’s within 15 kilometres of the provincial border.