Montana wildlife officials say 70 bison have been shot by hunters so far this year. The Billings Gazette reported Thursday that 59 of those bison were killed on the west side near West Yellowstone, while 11 were killed in the Gardiner area.
Yellowstone National Park is set to open for the winter season. Visitors will be able to travel the park's interior roads on commercially guided snowmobiles and snowcoaches from the north, west and south entrances.
It's not new for weird things to be happening at Yellowstone. From earthquakes to rumors about the super-volcano about to erupt, Yellowstone always seems to have something going on. Add to that an increase in reports of UFO's over the park.
Yellowstone National Park biologists say bison numbers are down from last year after its largest cull in nearly a decade. Parks spokesman Jonathan Shafer said in an email that biologists' surveys counted about 4,800 bison that live in the park, 700 less than last year.
If you've been paying attention, you know there has been a ton of earthquake activity in Yellowstone National Park this year. The USGS thinks they know why. The ground at Yellowstone is rising, but we're all probably not gonna die because of it.
YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, Wyo. (AP) — Visitation to Yellowstone National Park during June is down 4.8 percent from a year ago but is still the second-busiest June on record in the nation's first national park.
Yellowstone National Park has been a very interesting place lately. The largest earthquake in several years happened there recently. Tourists have been having bad moments with bison. And, now one of the cameras monitoring the Yellowstone geysers has captured something striking - really.