And although mange can and does kill bears, the Game Commission says there is no evidence that populations are declining because of it. Still, bears increasingly susceptible to mange in Pennsylvania suffer in the wild, so agency has launched an extensive study.
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Whole deer may not be brought into Pennsylvania from any state with CWD.
Although the Game Commission does not formally survey coyote population, it does gauge complaints and calls from the public, which have been on the rise.
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