NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Apr 30, 2003
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.
(Yellowstone: Jim Avila) The scarce food supply at Yellowstone National Park which forces buffalo to graze outside the park featured; details given of cattle ranchers’ apprehensions about buffalo, which carry a disease called brucillosis and has prompted legal shooting of the animals; scenes shown of park rangers rounding up buffalo with snowmobiles. [Rancher Pat POVAH- says if bison get into your cattle, you have to quarantine the herd.] [Buffalo Field Campaign Ted FELLMAN- says brucillosis is a convenient excuse to kill buffalo.] [University of Florida Veterinary College Dr. Paul NICOLETTI- comments on brucillosis in elk.]
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