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Yellowstone sued for denying access to bison culling operations

Bison that are destined for slaughter are temporarily crowded into a holding pen at a capture facility in Yellowstone National Park.

A lawsuit filed Tuesday in U.S. District Court in Wyoming claims the National Park Service is improperly restricting press and public access to bison culling operations in Yellowstone National Park. The plaintiffs—a freelance journalist and a wildlife advocate—say the seasonal closure of a large section of Yellowstone land around a bison capture and sorting facility amounts to censorship of those working to share details of how hundreds of the park's bison may be shipped for slaughter this winter. Continue Reading →

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