Deadly Disease Infecting Large Numbers Of Deer Across America
Deer are dying by the thousands across the United States because of a widespread outbreak of Epizootic Hemorrhagic Disease. Chris Kreh, a biologist with the North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission, explains the nature of the disease and why an unusually high number of deer are infected in his state. Sam Litzinger speaks to award-winning sports journalist and author Jim Gorant about his new book ,"Wallace." It's the follow-up to his best-selling chronicle of dogs rescued from the fighting compound of football star and convicted animal abuser Michael Vick. Then, it's BirdNote, the weekly review of avian species features a story about bird watching on Cape May, N.J.
Music: “Animal Dreams” by Bob James; “Appalachian Spring” – Aaron Copeland