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Yellowstone wants brucellosis quarantine facility for bison


BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) — Yellowstone National Park is taking steps toward turning part of its bison trap at the northern edge of the park into a certified brucellosis quarantine facility.

Park officials have been talking since at least April with the U.S. Department of Agriculture and state livestock officials about upgrades they could make to the Stephens Creek Facility, as well as testing requirements needed to certify bison as brucellosis-free, The Bozeman Daily Chronicle reported ( ) Sunday.

The move is meant to eventually get the 24 male bison at the trap to the For...

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