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Fort Peck Tribes Fight For Surplus Yellowstone Bison

Every year, Yellowstone National Park slaughters 1,000 bison as a means of population control.
Bison graze along a state highway near West Yellowstone, Montana. (Matthew Brown/AP/File)

Yellowstone National Park’s annual bison cull is underway, meaning up to 1,000 of the animals will be hunted or trapped and then slaughtered as a population control measure.

Much of the meat harvested from those bison will go to tribal nations in the area, but leaders from those nations say

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