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Inroads Made in Lake Trout Removal from Yellowstone Lake

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As time goes on, anti-lake trout efforts in Yellowstone National Park is becoming more extensive and more efficient.

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Interview: David Quammen, Author of Yellowstone

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When David Quammen was asked to write the body of National Geographic’s May 2016 issue on Yellowstone National Park, he was surprised.

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2016 Marks Most Yellowstone Fire Activity Since 1988

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As of September 21, 2016, fires have burned over 62,000 acres of Yellowstone National Park, the highest number of acres since the 1988 fire season.

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New Study Claims Culling of Large Carnivores (Wolves, Bears) Spurs Poaching

Leopold wolf following grizzly bear;Doug Smith;April 2005

A new ecology study has posited a strong link between sanctioned hunting and poaching of endangered/threatened large carnivores.

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New Study Links Wolf Hunts With Frequency of Wolf Sightings In Yellowstone, Denali

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A new study funded by the National Park Service has posited a link between wolf hunts and wolf sightings in Yellowstone National Park.

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New Study Outlines How Mange Affects, Changes Yellowstone Wolves

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In Yellowstone’s wolf population, mange is causing more than fur loss. It’s causing wolves to lose body heat and alter their habits.

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Yellowstone Natural History: Mountain Goats

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On paper, it seems like mountain goats and Yellowstone National Park go hand-in-hand.

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Yellowstone Natural History: Yellow Monkey Flower

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Would you expect there to be something like a yellow monkey flower in Yellowstone National Park? Probably not.

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Yellowstone Books: Shadow Mountain

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In recent memory, wolves have only been living in Yellowstone National Park for roughly 20 years, but their real history in the area is much longer.

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