Avian Cholera Suspected After 2,000 Geese Found Dead in Idaho

March 17, 2015 4:11 AM

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About 2,000 migrating snow geese were found dead in northern Idaho over the weekend, said state wildlife officials who said Monday that avian cholera was suspected.

The state Fish & Game Department said the geese appeared to have died while stopping at the Mud Lake and Market Lake Wildlife Management Areas on their way home to their nesting grounds in northern Alaska. While testing isn't complete, the apparent symptoms indicate avian cholera, the agency said, a...

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