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There are several reasons managing for disease is so difficult for wildlife managers. One reason is that managers do not want to kill thousands of members of a species when only a few may possess the disease. They do their best by picking up dead animals and those who are dying. Another problem is that correcting one problem can cause destruction to that environment such as clearing marshes when mosquitoes carried diseases. It is also hard to distribute vaccines or medicine, if these are available, to wild populations. It is very hard for wildlife managers to control diseases but hopefully means of prevention are going to come eventually with increased knowledge and technology. Predator control is not needed in my opinion. Predators are a very important part of an environment, although some people may not realize this. In Europe many people believe predators should be eliminated such as wolves. Often times people do not realize that other species not normally considered are predators as well. Some examples are frogs and
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This note was uploaded on 11/07/2010 for the course NRM 1301 taught by Professor Dr.gadperry during the Spring '10 term at Texas Tech.

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