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One unfortunate reality of Yellowstone is interactions between visitors to the park and the animals that live there. Many who visit the park do not understand or respect the wildness of these animals, and as a result, every year we see preventable incidents occur between the animals and humans. This is usually because visitors get…

Even though it’s named Old Faithful, the frequency of the famous geyser’s eruptions have actually varied quite a bit over centuries. 800 years ago, Old Faithful went quiet long enough to allow some tree growth near the geyser itself.  This phenomenon implored researchers to try and figure out why this was. After carefully analyzing some…

There are many strange Halloween traditions, but this has to be one of the best. Every year in the town of Tualatin Oregon, the West Coast Giant Pumpkin Regatta takes place.  You might be wondering what exactly that is, but it’s exactly what it sounds like – a watercourse where participants try to paddle their…

Well, it’s true, you never know what you’ll see in Wyoming. In Pinedale Wyoming recently, a moose was caught on video seemingly trying to enter a senior center. It is unclear why the animal was trying to do this, but this moose ran into a problem in the form of a small dog. This dog,…

One reality of living in Wyoming is that anytime you are out exploring the mountains, you have to be concerned about our local bears. Proper food storage and precautions should be taken because every now and then, we encounter problem bears who are especially good at finding food. Often, problem bears are unfortunately put down…

So it turns out, humans are not the only ones with regional accents. This idea was first observed by farmers in the UK.  They noticed in small cattle populations that they had a slightly different sound to their moo depending on where they were located.  The more time these cows spent with their caretaker, the…

Well, the results are in and Katmai National Park has crowned the winner of Fat Bear Week – Bear 747!  Each year 12 bears picked by Katmai National park are voted on in a playoff bracket and one comes away victorious.  Every year in preparation for hibernation, these bears routinely weigh over 1,000 pounds.  These…

Legendary guitarist Eddie Van Halen lost his battle with throat cancer today at the age of 65.  He will be remembered for his impact on rock music and his unforgettable guitar riffs. This story was first reported on by TMZ.  According to their sources, Van Halen passed away at St. John’s Hospital in Santa Monica…

  The story of Grizzly 791 continues as a new video has emerged of the bear protecting the elk it had killed and buried from a wolf. In this new video, the grizzly can be seen laying down, guarding the dead elk while the wolf attempts to approach it on several occasions. Each time the…

If you have always wanted to see the northern lights, tonight might be your chance to do so.  The Aurora Borealis may be visible in several parts of the country including Wyoming. According to the University of Alaska-Fairbanks‘ Geophysical Institute aurora forecast, high activity is predicted for tonight and possibly tomorrow.  This activity is measured…


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