CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Sometime within the next four to six years, Yellowstone National Park is expected to reach its capacity for being able to handle all the vehicles that tourists drive through the park to see sights like Old Faithful, wild wolves and grizzly bears and spectacular scenery.
22 June, 2017 US officials to lift Yellowstone grizzly bear protections HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Protections that have been in place for more than 40 years for grizzly bears in the Yellowstone National Park area will be lifted this summer after U.S. government officials ruled Thursday that the population is no longer threatened.
30 August, 2017 Groups sue to protect Yellowstone bears as hunts anticipated BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Wildlife advocates and a Montana Indian tribe have asked a U.S. court to restore protections for grizzly bears in and around Yellowstone National Park so that trophy hunting of the fearsome animals would not be allowed.
1 August, 2017 Terrifying video shows a bear and her two cubs following a man on a trail A man camping in Alaska had an extremely close encounter with a huge grizzly bear and her two cubs on a trail. The clip starts with the man nervously describing the scene as two bear cubs and a mother bear are walking towards him on a trail in Katmai National Park in Alaska. "I am […]
16 June, 2017 Yosemite rockslide makes drive a slog for tourists, workers FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — A rockslide at Yosemite National Park has created a commuting headache for hundreds of park employees and thousands of tourists who are forced to drive around the roadblock, pushing a typically short drive past gushing waterfalls and towering granite cliffs […]