About 100 Yellowstone bison headed for slaughter
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About 100 bison from Yellowstone National Park are set to be slaughtered without first being tested for a deadly cattle disease, the Associated Press reports.

Under a management plan adopted by the Clinton administration, officials must first try to haze the bison back into the park. State officials in Montana are allowed to kill the animals if they don't cooperate.

Montana's cattle industry fears the bison will transmit brucellosis to cattle, which can cause calves to abort.

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