Fascinating article by Richard Grant, photographs by Andrew Geiger for the Smithsonian Magazine. Read their full piece here.
A 72-year-old California woman was gored by a bison in Yellowstone National Park, a news release from the park said. The woman approached the bison to take a picture and got within 10 feet of it multiple times before it gored her on June 25, according to the release. She sustained multiple goring wounds and was…Woman, 72, gored by bison while trying to take photo at Yellowstone National Park — KTLA
Source: Buffalo Field Campaign In the last two years the Interagency Bison Management plan (IBMP) has killed almost 1,200 bison in 2018 and 1,300 in 2017 Yellowstone National Park continues to capture wild buffalo inside their Stephens Creek buffalo trap, located in the Gardiner Basin. As of this writing, approximately 160 of the country’s last […]
Does anyone in Montana, Yellowstone or the broader US care at all anymore about their wild resources and icons? This article seems to indicate not. There’s a brutality now quite evident, boiling over everywhere, in the US that is stark, cold and cruel.
Straight from the Horse’s Heart article follows verbatim.
read more at the Buffalo Field Campaign “Yellowstone National Park — shamefully complicit in Montana’s livestock industry’s war against wild buffalo…” More than 1,200 of America’s last wild buffalo have been killed this winter, and it isn’t over yet. Hunting along Yellowstone’s boundaries has taken the lives of more than 400 buffalo. Hunters are still […]
by Brett French as published on The Independent Record Last year the combination of slaughter and hunting removed 1,171 bison from Yellowstone Last year the combination of slaughter and hunting removed 1,171 bison from Yellowstone. Of that total, 375 were killed by hunters — mostly tribal hunters — and 694 were sent to slaughter. The […]
Source: Buffalo Field Campaign Putting it mildly. A female buffalo expresses her people’s sentiment towards the USDA Animal & Plant Health Inspection Service. Buffalo Field Campaign’s Freedom of Information Act lawsuit continues to divulge more evidence of how unfit the U.S. Dept. of Agriculture Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service is in having any role […]
A Mountain Bluebird with a Killdeer behind forage for insects that thrive in the warm waters of a Mammoth Hot Springs in Yellowstone National Park. The warm waters provide food for birds that have arrived early this year before the spring thaw.
Finding a free ride is always a nice thing. A European Starling in fall plumage hitching a ride on an the official mammal of the United States the American Bison. All aboard.