As Yellowstone NP marks anniversary, one-third of its wolf population has been killed outside park
GARDINER, Mont. — Kim Bean saw the black ravens clustered in the leafless cottonwoods and thought: There’s our death.
The carcass had been on the hillside overlooking Yellowstone National Park for some time, but there was still enough flesh to attract scavengers. Bean crouched over it, examining the thin bones on the snowy ground.
“They chopped off the feet,” she said.