2021 - 2022 MortalityTotals
Total Buffalo Killed 56
Government Capture 38
Held for Quarantine or Slaughter   6
Buffalo Released from Capture   5
Government & Tribal Slaughter (Yellowstone, InterTribal Buffalo Council, Confederated Salish & Kootenai, Shoshone-Bannock)  27
Died in Government Trap  
Died in Government Research Facility**   
Miscarriage in Government Trap  
State Hunt - Gardiner 2
State Hunt - West Yellowstone  
State “Damage" Hunts  
Treaty Hunts - Gardiner 5
Treaty Hunts - West Yellowstone  18
Unknown Hunts  
Wounded by Hunters & Shot by FWP/NPS or Died in Park  
Poached in Yellowstone  
Sent to Quarantine  
Sent to APHIS Research Facility  
Shot by Agents  
Shot by Landowner  
Shot by Idaho  
Highway Mortality 3
Cause of Death Unknown  1
Elk shot under treaty rights ~13
Buffalo released from capture (non-mortality)  


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