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Yellowstone Falling Tree Kills Tourist

A large lodgepole pine tree is responsible for the death of a 36-year-old Taiwanese tourist who was killed on Monday afternoon while hiking at Yellowstone National Park. The man has yet to be publicly identified pending notification of his family. The tree reportedly fell and struck the man on his head. The tourist was part of a hiking group that …

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Yellowstone Falling Tree Kills Taiwanese Tourist

A Taiwanese man was killed Monday after being hit by a falling tree while hiking off an established trail in Yellowstone National Park. The man’s name is being withheld pending notification of his family, park officials say. The tourist was part of a group enjoying a summer hike on the well-known Fairy Falls trail, just north of the Old Faithful …

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Man Killed At Yellowstone National Park

A hike at Yellowstone National Park turned deadly after a tree fell on a 36-year-old visitor. The man, who was from Taiwan, the Republic of China, was part of a group of hikers that were hiking the Fairy Falls trail which is north of the Old Faithful area and west of the Grand Loop Road. In an attempt to get …

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Yellowstone Invasive Trout Showing Signs Of Decline

On Tuesday, a conservation group and government scientists reported that an invasive species of trout that devastated the native trout species in Yellowstone National Park is showing signs of decline, which is deemed as a “significant progress” in their efforts to get rid of them. The invasive trout were first seen in the Yellowstone Lake in 1994 when it was …

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Grand Canyon Bison Wreaking Havoc

How do you manage a herd of about 400 bison? That’s what the National Park Service is trying to figure out. This massive gang of beefalo – a hybrid of cattle and buffalo – is taking over the northern reaches of the Grand Canyon. The concern is that they are causing destruction and unsanitary conditions. Along with trampling vegetation and …

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Yellowstone Earthquake: Caldera Remains Calm

The Norris Geyser Basin felt the seismic bass drop today – all 4.8 worth of it. No injuries were sustained in the midst of this natural phenomenon common to Yellowstone – even though it was the strongest quake to hit the park since the 80’s. Yet, raised eyebrows about these more intense quakes have had more to do with whether …

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Supervolcano: Is it Time for Another Eruption?

While the country concentrates on keeping warm this winter, Yellowstone National Park holds another concern of different temperatures. Yellowstone National Park holds the only supervolcano not under sea level, and it could erupt at any time. CNN tells us that according to Geophysicist Bob Smith who heads the Yellowstone Volcano Observatory at the University of Utah, it is more than …

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Yellowstone Shooting: Officials Identify 3 Year Old

A 3-year-old girl who allegedly shot herself with a handgun on Saturday at Yellowstone National Park has been identified. Officials were able to identify the little girl and released her name today. Ella Marie Tucker, of Pocatello, Idaho was the victim of the shooting. Her parent’s names have not yet been released. The park officials responded to a call by …

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