Exotic Wildlife Association, Exotics

Thinking of Owning Exotics? Here’s What You Should Know

Thinking of Owning Exotics? Here’s What You Should Know Owning exotic animals doesn’t come without problems, but, if you do your research, you’ll be able to decide if it’s best for you. Exotics can cause problems if they are added to an area that is already at carrying capacity, and more aggressive animals can displace… Read More Thinking of Owning Exotics? Here’s What You Should Know

Exotic Wildlife Association, Exotics

The Exotic Animal Field Guide: Your Go-To Source for All Things Exotic

I recently received a book from Charly Seale, Executive Director of the Exotic Wildlife Association titled The Exotic Animal Field Guide written by Elizabeth Cary Mungall. As I read the introduction, I became even more fascinated by the exotic species in our wonderful country. There is an estimated 230,000+ foreign hoofed mammals and 100+ different species in… Read More The Exotic Animal Field Guide: Your Go-To Source for All Things Exotic

Chronic Wasting Disease

Tennessee Hunters Need Not Worry About Chronic Wasting Disease

Chronic Wasting Disease is a deer-killing disease that leaves their brains full of holes. What is this always-fatal condition and how do people fight its spread? Recently, hunters may have been alarmed to hear 10 deer tested positive for chronic wasting disease in Tennessee. Hunters worry that it will reduce game populations and hunting opportunities.… Read More Tennessee Hunters Need Not Worry About Chronic Wasting Disease

Chronic Wasting Disease

Greg Flees: Don’t Blame Chronic Wasting Disease On Deer Farms

Greg Flees: Don’t Blame Chronic Wasting Disease On Deer Farms Deer farmers are unfairly targeted in a recent article the Cap Times ran by Wisconsin Public Radio about chronic wasting disease. The piece attempts to blame deer farms for the spread of CWD, but it fails to mention important information. Much of the article relies… Read More Greg Flees: Don’t Blame Chronic Wasting Disease On Deer Farms

Chronic Wasting Disease, Featured

More to Chronic Wasting Disease Than Deer Farms

More to Chronic Wasting Disease Than Deer Farms I’d like to respond to falsehoods in a recent article about Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD). The Missouri Department of Conservation is doing a disservice to all landowners and hunters by obsessively attacking deer farmers over CWD. While CWD was first detected on a deer farm in Missouri before… Read More More to Chronic Wasting Disease Than Deer Farms