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Side Trip: Museum of the Rockies Opens Yellowstone Exhibit

Museum of the Rockies

Museum of the RockiesIf you're headed to Yellowstone National Park this summer and are in the Bozeman area, take the kids to the Museum of the Rockies before, during or after your time in the Park, as a new kids' exhibit, Explore Yellowstone, will help show them why American's Oldest National Park is such a special place.

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Another Black Bear Goes Down in Yellowstone — This Time by Rangers

Black Bear

Yellowstone Black Bear

It's not been a good month to be a bear in Yellowstone National Park, as the third fatality was registered today after rangers took down an adult female who had grown a little too comfortable with people -- to the point where she was tearing into tents and approaching hikers.

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Going to Yellowstone over the 4th? Looks Like Smooth Sailing on the Roads

Yellowstone National Park

While you can expect some huge crowds in Yellowstone National Park this weekend -- especially in the Old Faithful area -- it looks like access to and from the major geyser areas will be clear.

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Melting Ice Unearths Ancient Weapon Near Yellowstone

Yellowstone National Park

One rule of living in a northern clime: you never know what will turn up in the yard when the snow melts. That was especially true for researcher Craig Lee, who found a 10,000-year-old weapon after glaciers melted close to Yellowstone National Park.

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Hit-and-Run Claims Life of Another Yellowstone Bear

Black Bear

For the second time this month, a hit-and-run driver has claimed the life of a Yellowstone bear, as the body of a cinnamon-colored female adult black bear was found in a ditch along the Grand Loop Road, east of the entrance to Blacktail Plateau Drive, about halfway between Mammoth Hot Springs and Tower Junction.

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Xanterra, NPS Reach Agreement on Electrical Hook-Ups at Yellowstone’s Fishing Bridge

Electrical service at Fishing Bridge RV Park could be back this fall after Xanterra and the National Park Service came to an agreement over upgrades to the 40-year-old electrical system; some upgrades could be done later this year, with the rest completed for 2012.

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Man Killed in Weekend Motorcycle Accident at Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park

A man riding a rented motorcycle was killed in northeast corner of Yellowstone National Park after he struck a rock wall at the east end of the Lamar Canyon and fell down an embankment.

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American Family Association: God Directed Grizzly to Kill Hiker Outside Yellowstone

Yellowstone Grizzly

Because humans care enough about wildlife to ensure their survival, a grizzly bear killed a hiker outside the East Entrance to Yellowstone National Park -- under direct orders from God, no less! Read what else the American Family Association has to say about the tragedy.

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Hiker Killed by Grizzly Near Yellowstone

Yellowstone Grizzly

A man well-aware of the risks of hiking in an area inhabited by grizzly bears was mauled and killed by one Thursday near the Yellowstone National Park East Entrance -- hours after U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service workers had outfitted the bear with a radio collar.

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Young Grizzly Accidentally Killed by Yellowstone Park Officials

Yellowstone National Park

A malnourished grizzly bear was accidentally killed by National Park Service officials, but it's clear the yearling would not have survived in the long term even if a capture had gone successfully.

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