FILE - This March 9, 2016 file photo a group of Yellowstone National Park bison await shipment to slaughter inside a holding pen along the park's northern border near Gardiner, Mont. Yellowstone National Park officials will launch a new bison quarantine program aimed at establishing new, disease-free herds for release on public and tribal lands. National Park Service officials green-lighted the program Tuesday, May 15, 2018, that will test captured bison for the disease brucellosis, which causes animals to abort their young.
FILE - This March 9, 2016 file photo a group of Yellowstone National Park bison await shipment to slaughter inside a holding pen along the park's northern border near Gardiner, Mont. Yellowstone National Park officials will launch a new bison quarantine program aimed at establishing new, disease-free herds for release on public and tribal lands. National Park Service officials green-lighted the program Tuesday, May 15, 2018, that will test captured bison for the disease brucellosis, which causes animals to abort their young. Matthew Brown, File AP Photo
FILE - This March 9, 2016 file photo a group of Yellowstone National Park bison await shipment to slaughter inside a holding pen along the park's northern border near Gardiner, Mont. Yellowstone National Park officials will launch a new bison quarantine program aimed at establishing new, disease-free herds for release on public and tribal lands. National Park Service officials green-lighted the program Tuesday, May 15, 2018, that will test captured bison for the disease brucellosis, which causes animals to abort their young. Matthew Brown, File AP Photo

Yellowstone launches program to establish new bison herds

May 16, 2018 07:40 PM