O Give Them a Home

In the lands where the buffalo roam, cattlemen clash with protesters over slaughtering Yellowstone's wanderers

( Among their inalienable, God-given, federally guaranteed rights, Montana cattlemen claim the privilege of grazing their herds on public lands from June through October, while they grow hay for winter feed on their own spreads. Thus is born each year a battle between ranchers, environmentalists and state officials over how to manage the wild animals that roam out of Yellowstone Park, deplete the forage and interfere with the cattle grazing on the surrounding public lands. Last week the battle raged in the courts, as animal- rights activists lost -- at least for now -- a fight to block another season of...

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