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Bison with calf, © Diana LeVasseur
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New plan may stop the annual slaughter of Yellowstone bison.
Bison, © Walter Novak
Success Stories
April, 2014 - A Montana court finally determined that the wild bison of Yellowstone, an animal that has roamed the continent for millennia, are indeed wild animals. This legal distinction has great value for the future of bison restoration.
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Each year, as wild bison wander beyond the borders of Yellowstone National Park in search of food, Montana livestock officials demand that these iconic animals be rounded up and shipped to slaughter houses to keep them out of Montana and to keep their numbers low.