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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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Yellowstone Bison Goring Victim: Don’t Repeat My Mistakes

Bison

A year later, the victim of a Yellowstone bison goring is warning visitors to the Park to heed the guidelines on keeping an appropriate distance from Park wildlife.

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Bison Update: Lone Bull Killed, While Quarantined Herd Draws Interest

Yellowstone Bison

Yellowstone Bison

Bison never have it easy outside of Yellowstone National Park. Last Wednesday, federal agents from the United States Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service shot and killed a lone bull that had migrated out of the park. The bison was grazing on Henry’s Lake Flat south of Twin Falls, ID, near The Nature Conservancy’s Flat Ranch Preserve. A part of the Conservancy’s operations includes a cattle ranch.

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