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.

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

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