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  • Yellowstone at 125: The park as a sovereign state

    As Yellowstone National Park celebrates its 125th birthday, it continues to struggle with the surrounding states over wildlife management and other questions.

  • A Colorado reality check: lions roam and kill

    In separate attacks by mountain lions, a boy in Colorado's Mesa Verde National Park is wounded, and another boy, in Rocky Mountain National Park, is killed.

  • The slaughter of bison reopens old wounds

    Rosalie Little Thunder was arrested for physically confronting the bison slaughter outside Yellowstone, while other Native Americans, equally concerned, propose to re-establish bison herds on reservation land, using otherwise doomed animals.

  • Will the bison killing resume next winter?

    After half of Yellowstone's bison were slaughtered in Montana last winter over fears of brucellosis disease, the debate remains unresolved and the killing could easily continue next year.

  • Green groups stick to their guns

    A Park Service decision to shoot introduced mountain goats that are endangering plants in the Olympic Mountains receives support from some environmental groups, although many problems remain.

  • To the south, bison and cattle coexist

    While the Yellowstone bison are slaughtered , south of the park near Grand Teton National Park, cattle have grazed next to brucellosis-infected bison and elk for 75 years with no problems.

  • 'Humane is what's best for humans'

    Yellowstone National Park photographer Jim Peaco, in his own words, on the bison slaughter.

  • Federal agency was careless with a live vaccine

    The federal agency APHIS has broken scientific protocol by experimenting with a live brucellosis vaccine in bison herds in national parks and a national wildlife refuge without knowledge and consent of the Park Service.

  • For bison, it's deja vu all over again

    The history of bison in Yellowstone National Park is a century of human manipulation of wildlife.

  • No home on the range

    The deliberate slaughter of bison straying from Yellowstone National Park - killed because the brucellosis they may carry might endanger livestock - provokes a storm of protest, and calls into question the concept of wildlife management in the park.

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