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Officials report slow hunting season for Yellowstone bison


February 3, 2019

BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) — Officials say mild weather and a lack of snowfall have allowed bison to largely stay inside Yellowstone National Park, resulting in only a few of the animals being hunted so far this winter.

The Bozeman Daily Chronicle reports the hunting season managed by Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks closes next week while the season has already ended for hunters licensed through the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes.

Some tribe-managed hunting seasons will run through the end of the month or into March.

Tom McDonald, wildlife manager for Confederated Salish and Kootenai T...

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