elk Brain Worm Kills Some Elk Shipped From Arizona To West Virginia By Melissa Sevigny • Feb 13, 2020 Arizona Game and Fish Department A herd of Arizona elk shipped to West Virginia in 2018 for a restoration project has been hit hard by a brain worm disease. KNAU’s Melissa Sevigny reports. Listen Listening... / 1:05 Elk Transported From Arizona To West Virginia Died Of Parasite By Associated Press • Feb 3, 2020 wvdnr.gov A West Virginia wildlife official says nearly one-third of the elk herd transported from Arizona two years ago have died from a parasite. Game and Fish Urges Arizona Hunters to Help Monitor for Chronic Wasting Disease By KNAU Staff • Aug 23, 2019 gameandfishmag.com The Arizona Game and Fish Department is asking hunters to help monitor the potential spread of Chronic Wasting Disease---a neurodegenerative wildlife disease fatal to deer and elk. Arizona Game and Fish Concerned about Potential Spread of Chronic Wasting Disease By Associated Press • Aug 19, 2019 nps.gov Arizona wildlife managers are taking preventive measures against a disease that can kill deer, elk and other animals.