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Yellowstone calls off search for man who fell into hot springs

Yellowstone National Park - The body of the man who fell into a hot spring at Yellowstone National Park on Tuesday will not be recovered, according to a press release issued by the park on Wednesday. Park officials also released the man's name.

Man falls into Norris Geyser Basin in Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park - A search is under way for a man in his 20s who wandered about 225 yards off the boardwalk surrounding the Norris Geyser Basin in Yellowstone National Park and was spotted falling into the hot springs.

With resources stretched thin — Do we let the fires burn out?

With over 11,000 square miles on fire, and nearly 30,000 firefighters battling to contain the spread of the flames, this has been the worst year for western wildfires in many years in the lower 48 states.

Woman tries to take selfie with bison, finds out it's a bad idea

Yellowstone National Park - A Mississippi woman who was visiting Yellowstone Park with her daughter on Tuesday found out something that several tourists have had to learn the hard way. Give large and imposing animals their space. Bison are no exception.

Video: Protective mother bear goes viral

The warm spring weather brings thousands of flocking visitors to Yellowstone but this mother bear wasn't very happy to see them

Yellowstone road closes indefinitely due to rising thermal heat

Yellowstone National Park - On July 10, 2014, Firehole Lake Drive in Yellowstone National Park was temporarily closed due to extreme heat from surrounding thermal areas. Thick oil bubbles are rising to the surface of the asphalt highway, causing unsafe driving conditions.

Some N. Rockies grizzly bears to come off endangered species list

At one time, long ago, there were over 50,000 grizzly bears roaming North America. Today, there are about 1,800 grizzly bears remaining in the lower 48 states, primarily the Northern Continental Divide Population and the Yellowstone Population.

Op-Ed: Yellowstone magma measured at 36,000 atmospheres

Grenoble - An independent ball of magma, pressurized to 36,000 atmospheres, has been identified under Yellowstone. The magma is said to be able to erupt “without any external trigger”.

North America's supervolcano: Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone, the world's first National Park was established in 1872. With its subalpine forests, wildlife and geothermal features, it's been a top vacationers destination. But we were unaware of it being a big volcanic crater, a very, very big one.

Video: Watch bison chase young boy at Yellowstone National Park

This video shows what happens when irresponsible adults are placed in charge of inexperienced children. A group of youngsters approach a wild bison while adults stand at a safe distance and encourage them to get closer and "touch him on the head."

Wyoming gray wolves lose US protection

The US government has announced that it will no longer list the gray wolves of Wyoming as an endangered species. This will allow the wolves to be shot on sight across the state.
 

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A gray wolf in Yellowstone National Park. Gray wolves are one of the world s most widely distributed...
A gray wolf in Yellowstone National Park. Gray wolves are one of the world's most widely distributed mammals and the most studied large carnivore.
Jeff Burrell -Eurekalert
An image of the Upper Geyser Basin region in Yellowstone National Park in Wyoming  USA. As the Sun h...
An image of the Upper Geyser Basin region in Yellowstone National Park in Wyoming, USA. As the Sun heats up, much of the Earth will come to resemble this landscape.
Jack O'Malley James University of St Andrews
Bears chase visitors at Yellowstone
Bears chase visitors at Yellowstone
Youtube
Rain-X works pretty well  eh?
Rain-X works pretty well, eh?
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CNN/Twitter
Grizzly bears in Yellowstone National Park.
Photo taken: Feb. 24  2013.
Grizzly bears in Yellowstone National Park. Photo taken: Feb. 24, 2013.
Servheen Chris, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Ground fire in Grant Village during 1988 Yellowstone Fires.
Ground fire in Grant Village during 1988 Yellowstone Fires.
Jeff Henry/National Park Service

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