Helicopter Buffalo Herding OK With Judge

Aviation International News » May 2013
May 6, 2013, 3:15 AM

A federal judge has allowed buffalo herding by helicopter, in response to a lawsuit filed by an environmentalist group that had obtained a restraining order against such operations in Yellowstone National Park last year, alleging the practice adversely affects grizzly bears. Helicopters have been used for more than a decade to steer wandering bison back into Yellowstone each spring.

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