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First grey wolf in Grand Canyon for 70 years is shot dead

A U.S. hunter has reportedly shot dead the first grey wolf seen in Grand Canyon for over 70 years. Wolves are a protected species in this region.

Mega-canyon bigger than Grand Canyon found below Greenland's ice

Scientists have mapped a previously unknown canyon entombed below two kilometers of ice in Greenland. The discovery was made by a group of scientists from Bristol University’s School of Geographical Sciences in the UK.

Video: Nik Wallenda's 1,500ft tightrope walk near Grand Canyon

Tightrope walker Nick Wallenda, completed a quarter-mile walk over the Little Colorado River Gorge without a safety harness in northeastern Arizona Sunday, giving a thumbs-up near the end of the rope and pausing before jogging the final few feet.

Video: Samantha Busch's Grand Canyon photo prank goes viral

Samantha Busch, 22, played a prank on her mother while she was visiting the Grand Canyon. She sent her a photo that appeared to show her clinging to the edge of a cliff overlooking a yawning gorge, with a wide-mouthed look of horror and panic on her face.

Indiana man gets 27 months for child abuse on Grand Canyon hikes

Phoenix - The grandfather received a light jail sentence after telling the court he forced his three young grandchildren on gruelling hikes to toughen them up.

Tourist falls to his death at Grand Canyon

An unidentified tourist has died after plunging more than six hundred feet down a cliff wall at the Grand Canyon in northern Arizona.

Canadian charged with spray painting name at Grand Canyon

A Canadian man was charged after he allegedly spray-painted the first few letters of his name at a scenic overlook where the 'Duck on a Rock' formation is located in the Grand Canyon National Park.

Suspect in Texas homicide leaps from Grand Canyon

Grand Canyon - The man that Texas authorities were looking for in the death of Susan Loper has been captured after he jumped from the Grand Canyon.

TSA Tips for Traveling With Tiny Terrorists Special

Meet America’s tiniest terrorist: 6-year-old Allison Mosher, who’s landed on the nation’s No Fly List alongside mad bombers and other villainous thugs in a mind-boggling snafu that could scuttle her family’s Grand Canyon vacation, her outraged dad

Canadian-owned uranium mine 'blasted' by US green groups

Toronto-based Denison Mines has been generating controversy in the United States for its attempts to revive shelved uranium mines that are in an area just north of the Grand Canyon in Arizona.

Body of man recovered after car driven into Grand Canyon

An investigation is under way after the body of a man and the vehicle which he was reportedly driving were discovered by a rescue team who had descended, via ropes, 600 feet in to the Grand Canyon.

Op-Ed: Grand Canyon after a snow storm

The high winds and colder temps that pervaded our site on the desert near Casa Grande were only the fringe of a major winter storm that dumped nearly 3-feet of snow on Flagstaff and the high country of northern Arizona and southern Utah.

Grand Canyon Flooding Due To Break In Dam Causing Evacuation Of Around 600

The humbling beauty of the Grand Canyon can bring even the most arrogant of individuals to their knees. But this morning, the canyon's fury showed its face when Redland Dam broke due to heavy rains. Hundreds of campers and locals were evacuated.

Evacuations Are Being Carried Out Because Of Grand Canyon Flooding

Heavy rains near the Grand Canyon have helped create a flood zone. An earthen dam breached Sunday forcing tourists and residents to flee. Helicopters have been used to rescue those trapped in the area.

Last Week's Flooding At Grand Canyon Has Positive Results

Last week's artifical flooding of the Grand Canyon worked creating sandbars. Some of the much needed new formations are the size of football fields according to an official making new habitats possible.

Grand Canyon Being Flooded For Three Days

A man-made flood has turned the Grand Canyon into a giant science project. Twin torrents of water were released through the Grand Canyon on Wednesday to mimic a natural flood. The release was to nourish the ecosystem of the gorge.

4-year-old Girl Dies at Grand Canyon

A family's vacation turns tragic all too soon when their four year-old daughter falls into the Grand Canyon. The father of the girl jumped over the ledge and made his way down to where his daughter was to try and resuscitate her.

Update: Grand Canyon's Skywalk

An Indian tribe fastened a massive glass-bottomed walkway to the edge of the Grand Canyon on Wednesday.

Grand Canyon's Glass Walkway to Open Next March

"The steel-and-glass Skywalk, seen in this artist's conception, will jut 70 feet (21 meters) from the canyon wall and sit 4,000 feet (1,220 meters) above the Colorado River."

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Nik Wallenda walks on a tight rope from Medieval Fare to Wonder Mountain at Canada s Wonderland.
Nik Wallenda walks on a tight rope from Medieval Fare to Wonder Mountain at Canada's Wonderland.
Samantha Busch s prank photo
Samantha Busch's prank photo
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Christopher Alan Carlson, 45
Indianapolis Metro Police Department
Duck on a Rock  seen on the left in the foreground  is located at a scenic overlook east of Grand Ca...
Duck on a Rock, seen on the left in the foreground, is located at a scenic overlook east of Grand Canyon Village between Yaki Point and Grandview Point along Desert View Drive on the South Rim of Grand Canyon National Park.
National Park Service - Michael Quinn
The Advanced Thermal Emission and Reflection Radiometer (ASTER) instrument on NASA s Terra spacecraf...
The Advanced Thermal Emission and Reflection Radiometer (ASTER) instrument on NASA's Terra spacecraft generated this orbital view of eastern Grand Canyon National Park in northern Arizona, United States.
Little Colorado River Gorge
Little Colorado River Gorge