Bison Management 02
NPS Photo Archive
From 1923, when the first culling of the herd took place, until 1935, when the administration of the Preserve was transferred from the Bureau of Biological Survey to the National Park Service, approximately 395 bison had been culled. This included 266 live for breeding, restocking or exhibition, 111 for meat, and 18 died of natural causes.
Did You Know?
The American bison is the largest terrestrial mammal in North America. Male bison can weigh a ton and can run 35 miles per hour. Do not approach bison. They weigh more and can outrun you. More...