Young woman in coma after trying to save her dog who jumped in Maiden’s Grave spring at Yellowstone

A 20-yr old woman from Washington was burned from her shoulder to her feet while trying her best to save her dog who jumped into a hot spring at Yellowstone National Park. She visited the park with her father and dog when the doge excitedly ran into the Maiden's Grave spring near the Firehole River. When the dog jumped into the hot spring, she and her father tried to pull the dog out but her father ended up pulling her out as she suffered significant thermal burns due to the incident. She was given first aid and initial treatment by [...]

Should selfies using selfie sticks should be banned in Yellowstone National Park?

Lost, misused, and falling selfie sticks pose a threat not only to the Yellowstone National Park visitors but also to its thermal resources. Recently, lots of people are using selfie sticks that could even be longer than 10 feet in length in order to gain better perspectives on their photos however there are times when phones fall into hot springs, selfie sticks break, or people losing grip causes damage or injury to others and to the park. Disneyland has long ago, banned selfie sticks to reduce the threat of harm to others. Van Gogh Museum as well as so many [...]

3 Young Wolves from a popular pack were killed by hunters in Montana

Yellowstone National Park biologists and park officials reported that 2 female wolf pups and one young wolf barely a year old from a popular wolf pack were killed by hunters in Montana. The killing was made just outside the northern boundary after the start of the wolf season. The killings were considered lawful since a law was signed by Republican Gov. Greg Gianforte, permitting the hunt to reduce attacks on livestock. The Montana Park is currently trying to convince Montana officials to reinstate the law regarding wolf hunting to protect its wolf packs which are sadly, now down to just [...]

Famous Wyoming grizzly, cubs, chased away from risky area

Felicia, the mama grizzly bear whose troubles won the hearts of the Internet, has successfully shepherded her cubs through a perilous summer. Her fans miss seeing the little bear family grazing and frolicking along Togwotee Pass. But they hope, for Felicia’s sake, that she’ll stay out of sight.   Photo Credit: Ryan Dorgan See more...

2021-09-27T14:31:29+00:00September 27th, 2021|State Parks News, Wyoming State Parks|0 Comments
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