Yellowstone to create temporary bison quarantine facility

 

August 4, 2017



BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) — Yellowstone National Park has decided to convert part of its bison capture facility into a temporary brucellosis quarantine facility after livestock and animal health officials resisted efforts to ship potentially disease-carrying bison across Montana to be quarantined.

Park Superintendent Dan Wenk said Thursday the park would bring a portion of the space up to federal and state standards to open a facility where animals could be certified as free of brucellosis, a disease that causes animals to abort calves, the Bozeman Daily Chronicle (http://bit.ly/2ws5gRH ) repor...



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