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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 [...]

79-year-old hiker lost for 5 days in Zion National Park, Found!

79-year-old John Fiske Burg was lost in Zion National Park since Tuesday was rescued when he was able to call 911 and was also able to leave a voicemail for his family last Friday, rangers said. Zion National Park sent out this Missing Person report: Burg was last seen around 7 a.m. on Tuesday leaving the La Quinta hotel in Kanab, Utah, where he was staying with other groups of hikers and mentioned that he might hike the Canyon Overlook Trails. His vehicle was found at the start of the mentioned trail route, but it’s unknown when is the exact [...]