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Hunting Begins Adjacent Yellowstone

September 13, 2011 Greater Yellowstone, Paradise Valley, State of Wyoming No Comments
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The opening of hunting seasons on lands surrounding Yellowstone National Park has prompted  park representatives to remind hunters that hunting is not permitted within the park. Though most of the park boundary is well marked, says Spokesman Al Nash, it is the responsibility of the hunters to ensure they do not hunt within the park.  Nash points out that federal law strictly prohibits the killing or removal of any animal, living or dead, from inside Yellowstone. This, he says, includes animals legally shot outside the park which then cross into and die within the park boundary. Taking and removing any animal parts, including shed antlers, is also prohibited.

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