Bison Management 06
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After removal of the corrals in 1949/50, an agreement with the State of South Dakota was made which allowed the Wind Cave bison to be baited into Custer State Park (CSP) where the animals were slaughtered and processed. 80% of the meat was given to the State as payment for processing, and 20% was given to various Native American Tribes.
Did You Know?
A Rocky Mountain bull elk weighs between 700 - 800 pounds. Rocky Mountain elk were introduced to the park in 1914 and 1916. More...