Increased Human-Bison Conflict in Yellowstone

A prosperous bison population at Yellowstone National Park is causing conflicts with tourists this year. Since mid-May, five individuals visiting the park were trampled, tossed in the air and otherwise injured by bison, leaving them with treatable injuries as well as interesting stories to tell their friends. In an attempt to manage the bison and stop these types of conflicts, park managers culled 500 bison — the highest number in years.

Read more at the Washington Post.