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Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone, Grand Teton parks rescues near 90 this year

Yellowstone, Grand Teton parks rescues near 90 this year

JACKSON, Wyo. — Rangers have conducted nearly 90 search-and-rescue operations in Yellowstone and Grand Teton national parks so far this year.

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43 to become US citizens in Yellowstone ceremony

43 to become US citizens in Yellowstone ceremony

YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK — Yellowstone National Park sees plenty of foreign visitors who come to see its unique natural features.

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Bison fight

Bison fight

Bull bison battle in an annual mating ritual for the right to breed with females in a scene from Roqueta’s documentary.

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MSU student tackles thorny issue of Yellowstone buffalo

MSU student tackles thorny issue of Yellowstone buffalo

Growing up in Florida did nothing to prepare Eddie Roqueta for spending hours in the cold of Yellowstone National Park making a film on bison last winter.

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Copter push

Copter push

A state-leased helicopter pushes a bison back into Yellowstone National Park near West Yellowstone, an annual spring roundup by the Montana Department of Livestock.

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'Silencing the Thunder' poster

'Silencing the Thunder' poster

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Eddie Roqueta

Eddie Roqueta

After growing up in Florida, Eddie Roqueta decided to pursue a graduate degree at Montana State University in Science and Natural History Filmmaking. His thesis project from last year on Yellowstone’s bison is titled “Silencing the Thunder.”

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Sun bear

Sun bear

Roqueta’s next film project is on sun bears in Malaysia, an area he visited last year.

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Druska Kinkie

Druska Kinkie

In “Silencing the Thunder,” Paradise Valley rancher Druska Kinkie advocates for greater control of bison to avoid harming longtime Montana ranchers.

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Yellowstone cracking down use of aerial camera drones

Yellowstone cracking down use of aerial camera drones

Just weeks after a visitor crashed a drone into Yellowstone National Park's largest hot spring, park officials have filed criminal charges against the alleged pilot and are stepping up their efforts to publicize and enforce a ban on unmanned aerial vehicles in the park.

August 29, 2014 6:49 pm Video Photos

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Autopsy determines Yellowstone National Park concession worker's death to be suicide

Autopsy determines Yellowstone National Park concession worker's death to be suicide

An autopsy completed on a Yellowstone National Park concession worker from Twin Bridges, who was found dead in the park on Tuesday evening, determined that the cause of death was suicide, according to a news release.

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Elk rut prompts safety warning in Yellowstone

Elk rut prompts safety warning in Yellowstone

Bull elk rutting activity has begun in Yellowstone National Park, so officials are warning tourists to be extra cautious around the large animals.

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2nd tourist cited for flying drone in Yellowstone

2nd tourist cited for flying drone in Yellowstone

YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK — Drone flyers have been warned, now they'll be charged.

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Yellowstone cites more illegal drone pilots

Yellowstone cites more illegal drone pilots

Drone flyers have been warned, now they'll be charged.

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Reflective reflection

Reflective reflection

The rim of the Yellowstone caldera, an ancient volcano, encircles the inner portion of Yellowstone National Park. If the supervolcano were to erupt again, ash from the blast could bury Billings in 3 to 5 feet of the fine particles.

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Yellowstone concession worker found dead

Yellowstone concession worker found dead

A 21-year-old Yellowstone National Park concession worker from Twin Bridges was found dead in the park on Tuesday evening.

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Fishing the Firehole

Fishing the Firehole

Fly fishermen cast into the Firehole River in Yellowstone National Park.

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Expect busy Labor Day weekend in Yellowstone

Expect busy Labor Day weekend in Yellowstone

Visitors to Yellowstone National Park over the Labor Day weekend can expect campgrounds and lodging in and around the park to fill early in the day.

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@YellowstoneNPS tweets

A collection of tweets from Yellowstone National Park.

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Minute Out In It: Backyard Owls

Minute Out In It: Backyard Owls

Great horned owls live in Alaska, Florida and virtually everywhere in-between, but people rarely get to see them because they mostly hunt at night. This spring, a pair of owls delighted crowds in Mammoth Hot Springs when they established a visible nest, and hunted during the day since that's…

August 26, 2014 10:49 am

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