2020 - 2021 MortalityTotals
Total Buffalo Killed 101
Government Capture  
Held for Quarantine or Slaughter   
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 - Gardiner  
State Hunt - West Yellowstone 6
State “Damage" Hunts 10
Treaty Hunts - Gardiner 77
Treaty Hunts - West Yellowstone 4
Unknown Hunts  
Wounded by Hunters & Shot by FWP/NPS or Died in Park 2
Poached in Yellowstone  
Sent to Quarantine  
Sent to APHIS Research Facility  
Shot by Agents  
Shot by Landowner  
Shot by Idaho  
Highway Mortality  2
Cause of Death Unknown  
Elk shot under treaty rights  9
Buffalo released from capture (non-mortality)  


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