2019 - 2020 MortalityTotals
Total Buffalo Killed 857
Government Capture 540
Held for Quarantine or Slaughter  380
Buffalo Released from Capture   
Government & Tribal Slaughter (Yellowstone, InterTribal Buffalo Council, Confederated Salish & Kootenai, Shoshone-Bannock)  
Died in Government Trap  
Died in Government Research Facility**   
Miscarriage in Government Trap  
State Hunt 4
State “Damage" Hunts  
Treaty Hunts 229
Unknown Hunts  
Wounded by Hunters & Shot by FWP/NPS or Died in Park  3
Poached in Yellowstone  
Sent to Quarantine  100
Sent to APHIS Research Facility  
Shot by Agents  
Shot by Landowner  
Shot by Idaho  
Highway Mortality  
Cause of Death Unknown  
Elk shot under treaty rights  1
Buffalo released from capture (non-mortality)  


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