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Deal allows Yellowstone bison slaughter

A deal disclosed Thursday will allow the mass slaughter of hundreds of wild bison migrating from Yellowstone National Park, while sparing 25 animals that American Indian tribes want to start new herds.

dateFeb 03, 2017 in Ecology
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Bison coming 'home' to Montana Indian reservation

Descendants of a bison herd captured and sent to Canada more than a century ago will be relocated to a Montana American Indian reservation next month, in what tribal leaders bill as a homecoming for a species emblematic of ...

dateMar 28, 2016 in Ecology
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Yellowstone bison sent to slaughter as park trims herd

Yellowstone National Park started shipping many of its famous wild bison to slaughter Wednesday to drive down the size of the park's herds and respond to concerns by the livestock industry over a disease carried by the animals.

dateMar 09, 2016 in Ecology
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Yellowstone chief: bison slaughters to continue for now

Large numbers of migrating Yellowstone National Park bison are likely to face slaughter for at least the next couple of winters as officials weigh changes to a 15-year-old agreement that drives the practice, the park's superintendent ...

dateJan 12, 2016 in Ecology
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