Yellowstone officials set to cull 500-700 bison this winter

Yellowstone National Park officials have voted to cull between 500-700 bison this winter as part of their annual herd reduction.

The goal of the cull is to reduce the likelihood of disease transmission.

According to Montana Public Radio, a Yellowstone biologist estimated about 4,700 bison are currently living in the park. He also noted that the population has been stable since 2013.


For more details on the cull, check out this piece from Montana Public Radio!

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