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Cornell University

June 2021

White-tailed Deer by Marko Hankkila

Chronic wasting disease is a contagious and fatal disease affecting cervids (deer, moose, reindeer, elk). Cornell Wildlife Disease Ecologist Dr. Krysten Schuler asks New Yorkers to be on the lookout for cases of chronic wasting disease among deer.
A Bengal Tiger shown lying down

An interdisciplinary team of researchers, including the Cornell Wildlife Health Center’s Dr. Martin Gilbert, collaborated to assess the impact of habitat loss and fragmentation on tiger populations.