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No, Yellowstone is Not a Petting Zoo

August 2019 bison petting

A viral video shows a tourist petting a Yellowstone National Park bison, but despite the uneventful outcome, officials warn that Park wildlife is still dangerous, and an approach like this could be deadly.

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Nine Year Old Injured in Yellowstone Bison Incident

bison wallowing June 20 2017

A nine-year-old girl was injured in a Yellowstone bison incident yesterday, part of a larger event that saw a group of approximately 50 people being far too close to a bull bison near Observation Point Trail in the Old Faithful Geyser area. 

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Wenk Departure Spurs Yellowstone Transition Time

Dan Wenk

With big crowds still descending on Yellowstone and regional disputes over bison spilling into Montana, the future of America’s first National Park is under scrutiny, especially with Dan Wenk’s imminent departure as superintendent.

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Bison Injures Woman at Old Faithful

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On the afternoon of May 1, 2018, a bison injured a woman at Old Faithful in Yellowstone National Park.

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Over 1,100 Yellowstone Bison Killed This Year

yellowstone bison winter

Over 1,100 Yellowstone bison have been hunted and slaughtered this winter, far above the goal set for this year’s Interagency Bison Management Plan.

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One Yellowstone Bison Protester Pleads Guilty to Misdemeanor Charges

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One of the Yellowstone bison protesters arrested last Friday in Yellowstone National Park has plead guilty to misdemeanor charges.

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Two Bison Protesters Arrested This Morning in Yellowstone

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A pair of bison protesters were arrested after chaining themselves to cement-filled barrels, in an attempt to prevent bison from being shipped to slaughter.

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Over 550 Yellowstone Bison Killed So Far This Winter

yellowstone bison winter

Over 550 Yellowstone bison have been killed through hunting and slaughter this winter season.

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Bison Protesters to Remain in Jail Until Next Week

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The three bison protesters arrested yesterday will remain in jail until next week for a detention hearing.

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Additional Details Released on Stephens Creek Protesters

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A court date has been set for the protesters arrested at the Stephens Creek Bison Capture Facility in Yellowstone National Park.

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