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National Park Service Seeks Sharp Shooters To Help Cull Bison in Grand Canyon

WorldNews Tuesday, 12 September 2017
National Park Service Seeks Sharp Shooters To Help Cull Bison in Grand CanyonThe National Park Service plans to cull a herd of bison in the Grand Canyon through roundups from volunteers that are physically fit and proficient enough with a gun to kill the animals that are damaging some portions of the park, according to The Associated Press. Some bison would be shipped out of the area while others are legally hunted on the adjacent forest. Shooters would be selected through a lottery to help bring the number of bison roaming the far northern sections of the Grand Canyon Park to no more than 200 within three to five years. Currently, around 600 of the animals now live in the region and biologists warn that if the numbers are left uncontrolled, the bison could reach...
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