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MeatEater Podcast

Ep. 070: Chronic Wasting Disease

MeatEater Podcast
Released on Jun 29, 2017

Steven Rinella talks with CWD expert Bryan Richards, Doug "Buckman Juice" Duren, and Janis Putelis of the MeatEater Crew.

Subjects discussed: The U.S. Geological Survey's National Wildlife Health Center; bighorn sheep in Texas; hibernacula; white-nose syndrome in bats; people eating other people's brains and a disease called kuru; cannibalistic cows; where did CWD come from?; elk in South Korea; CWD in Norway's reindeer; neuronal death; zoonosis (a disease that can move back and forth between animals and humans); peanut butter and prairie dogs; the “ick” factor; the captive deer industry; transporting deer carcasses and other possible vectors; deer piss; why you should care about CWD; what hunters can do to help prevent the spread; why you shouldn't begin Google searches with the words "the truth about..."; and more.

Get Your Tickets to The MeatEater Podcast, Live with Steve Rinella and Friends: http://www.themeateater.com/2017/get-your-tickets-to-the-meateater-podcast-live-with-steve-rinella-and-friends/

Join Steven Rinella and a couple surprise guests for a live recording of his popular MeatEater Podcast in Bozeman, Montana on August 15, 2017. Tickets for a raffle will be sold at the event, with high-end prizes from Yeti, Vortex, Savage Firearms and Benchmade, benefitting a local conservation group. Raffle winners will be drawn following the podcast recording and Steven will be on hand signing books.

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