2021 - 2022 MortalityTotals
Total Buffalo Killed 31
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 10
Treaty Hunts - Gardiner 2
Treaty Hunts - West Yellowstone  
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  
Cause of Death Unknown  
Elk shot under treaty rights ~13
Buffalo released from capture (non-mortality)  

 

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