Dan Clark, manager of the National Key Deer Refuge on Big Pine Key, speaks at a press conference in Key Largo Monday about New World screwworms. With him are Monroe County and agriculture officials. This is at the animal-health checkpoint at mile marker 106.
Dan Clark, manager of the National Key Deer Refuge on Big Pine Key, speaks at a press conference in Key Largo Monday about New World screwworms. With him are Monroe County and agriculture officials. This is at the animal-health checkpoint at mile marker 106. KEVIN WADLOW Keynoter
Dan Clark, manager of the National Key Deer Refuge on Big Pine Key, speaks at a press conference in Key Largo Monday about New World screwworms. With him are Monroe County and agriculture officials. This is at the animal-health checkpoint at mile marker 106. KEVIN WADLOW Keynoter

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