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Endangered Species Status Sought for Yellowstone Bison

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Endangered Species Status Sought for Yellowstone Bison

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Endangered Species Status Sought for Yellowstone Bison

Endangered Species Status Sought for Yellowstone Bison

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Environmental activists ask the Interior Department to grant endangered species protection to the bison herd that lives in Yellowstone National Park. The request is an attempt to stop the killing of bison that wander beyond park boundaries. But some Montana farmers worry the bison will infect their cattle with a disease that causes cows to abort calves. Kathy Witkowsky reports.