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Flooding Pushing Bison Out of Yellowstone; State Hazing Them Back

Yellowstone Bison

High waters in Yellowstone National Park and the Madison River are forcing bison to wander outside the Park's boundaries -- and Montana officials are working to push them back via hazing.

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NPS Proposing Yellowstone Bison Vaccination Via Air Rifle

Yellowstone Bison

The National Park Service is seeking public input on a proposed plan to treat brucellosis in the Yellowstone National Park bison herd with vaccine delivered via darts and air rifles, designed to minimize the impact on the herd.

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Stockgrowers Lawsuit to Restrict Bison Roaming Outside Yellowstone Dismissed

Bison

A lawsuit brought by the Montana Stockgrowers Association to drastically restrict the movement of bison outside Yellowstone National Park has been dismissed, as a judge ruled the Stockgrowers do not have any rights under a multijurisdictional management plan.

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Two Yellowstone Bison Killed After Testing Goes Bad

Yellowstone Bison

Yellowstone Bison

Researchers killed two Yellowstone National Park bison were killed after they fled a science experiment to Yankee Jim Canyon, where bison aren't allowed because of concerns about brucellosis.

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Surprise, Surprise: Elk Far From Yellowstone Bison Significant Source of Brucellosis

Elk

Elk

Researchers tracing outbreaks of brucellosis in the greater Yellowstone Ecosystem have discovered "hot spots" of the disease far, far removed from Yellowstone bison -- and squarely in the midst of the elk population.

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Brucellosis Infection on the Rise in Yellowstone Elk

Elk

Yellowstone ElkBrucellosis infection among elk in the greater Yellowstone Ecosystem is on the rise, according to a U.S. Geological Survey study recently released in the publication Ecological Applications.

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