Image 56 of 77
USA - Yellowstone - Bison Slaughter
Wild bison in the Stevens Creek capture facility in Yellowstone National Park before being sent to slaughter. Yellowstone officials set a goal of removing 900 bison from the famous herd by either hunting outside the park or through capture and sending them to slaughter. There were 4,900 hundred bison in Yellowstone at the end of 2014. A political agreement with the state of Montana set a population goal of 3,000. The Yellowstone bison are allowed to wander out of the park for a few months in the winter where they can be hunted in a state hunt or by Native Americas with tribal hunting right. The can also be capture in the Stevens Creek facility and sent to slaughter. Meat from the slaughtered bison goes to Native America tribes in the region.