Yellowstone Not Targeting Bison With Biobullets

Yellowstone Not Targeting Bison With Biobullets

National Park Service (NPS) regional director, Sue Masica, rejected a plan to remotely vaccinate Yellowstone’s wild bison against brucellosis. Yellowstone National Park will not be targeting their bison with vaccine laden biobullets shot from air guns. The wild bison, while not either threatened nor endangered, are still considered to be rarities due to the fact […]

Yellowstone National Park Bison Will Not Be Shot by Bio-Bullet

Yellowstone National Park Bison Will Not Be Shot by Bio-Bullet

Yellowstone was the world’s first National Park, and is the only place in the US where bison have been grazing since pre-historic times. The Yellowstone National Park Service recently decided that the bison won’t be shot by the proposed bio-bullet vaccines. Preserving the species is of utmost importance for Yellowstone, which has seen the bison […]

Yellowstone Bison Killing Done for Now

Yellowstone Bison Killing Done for Now

While Yellowstone bison are not considered either endangered or threatened, they are one of the last remnants of the wild plains bison. Due to concerns from farmers and Montana agribusiness, the bison populating Yellowstone National Park are kept at a level of approximately 3,500 animals. This is done by periodically culling the herds, mostly by […]