Bison cull numbers in Yellowstone National Park to remain about same as last year

Bison cull numbers in Yellowstone National Park to remain about same as last year

State and federal agencies expect to reduce the size of the Yellowstone National Park bison herd by 600 to 900 animals this season. That’s about the same number as last year. The Inter-agency Bison Management Plan Committee in West Yellowstone Tuesday voted to accept a culling recommendation from Yellowstone National Park biologists. The group is […]

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POLL: Should Poland’s bison hunting plan be allowed to go ahead?

Environmentalists are fighting Polish plans to allow hunters to shoot bison. Officials say limited hunting allows for a controlled elimination of weak animals and earns money for care for the herds. But opponents say Europe’s largest mammals are endangered and protected by law. Greenpeace has gathered 9,000 signatures on a letter asking the prime minister, […]

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POLL: Should bison be culled in Yellowstone National Park?

Yellowstone National Park’s annual culling of the last wild herd of bison, or buffalo, in the United States has been controversial since it began in 2000, and now it has prompted a First Amendment battle between National Park Service officials and reporters determined to document the grim spectacle. The U.S. National Park Service originally proposed […]

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