Bison Management 04
No additional testing for brucellosis was conducted on the herd until 1960 when 75% of 52 bison tested were found to be reactors or suspect. This lead to the initiation of the second brucellosis eradication and vaccination programs in 1964. Despite these efforts, the State of South Dakota placed the herd under quarantine in 1982.
Did You Know?
Winds caused by changes in barometric pressure are what give Wind Cave its name. These winds have been measured at the cave's walk-in entrance at over 70 mph. The winds at the natural entrance of the cave attracted the attention of Native Americans and early settlers.