Yellowstone National Park News
Wyoming wolf hunts to start again after US court decision
Wyoming will hold a wolf hunt for the first time in four years this fall now that a federal court has lifted endangered species protection for wolves in the state, the Wyoming Game and Fish Department said Wednesday. Planning is now underway for the hunt in northwestern Wyoming, which will probably
Oregon hiker receives warning -- not criminal citation -- for taking 'malnourished' bear cub to wildlife center
An Oregon man who discovered a bear cub in distress on a hiking trail Monday night will receive a warning -- not a criminal citation -- after he took the animal to a wildlife center, Oregon State Police announced Wednesday. It is illegal in Oregon to capture or keep wildlife in captivity. If
Conflict between wolves and ranchers touches issues of conservationism and Native American rights
A series of legislation and proposed legislation in Western states has advocates of wolf conservation concerned for the future of the animal as well as the country's respect for Native American rights, according to an advocate who spoke to ABC News. "Wolves are our sacred animals," said Roger
This Belly-Sliding River Otter Will Make Your Day
The otter cub was captured sliding in the snow in Yellowstone National Park.
Inside the National Geographic Instagram Exhibit
ABC News' Ali Dukakis tkes us inside the National Geographic Instagram Exhibit in Washington, D.C.
Family Spends Freezing Night in Car After GPS Directions Leave Them Stranded
A family traveling to California found themselves stuck on an unplowed, snow-covered road after following the fastest route on their GPS navigation system. Ron Sanquist and Karen Bonell-Sanquist, their 9-year-old daughter and the family dog were en route from Oregon when they say their GPS system
Man Likely 'Dissolved' After Falling Into Yellowstone Hot Spring, Report Says
A man who died at Yellowstone National Park in June likely "dissolved" in the "superheated, acidic mud pot" after falling into a hot spring, according to an incident report released by the National Park Service . Colin Scott and his sister wandered off trail near the Norris Geyser Basin in
Daredevil Skier Finds Amazing GoPro Footage 3 Years Later
Axel Peterson lost his camera in March 2013 while performing a jump near Yellowstone National Park.
Families Lose Everything to Out-of-Control Wildfires Near Spokane, Washington
State of emergency in the west at this hour massive wildfires burning out of control we are also tracking severe storms set to hit in the middle of the country tonight. Flames burning homes to the ground to Spokane Washington families forced to evacuate some now learning they lost everything they
Emergency Crews Battle Large Wildfires in 6 Western States
Hot, dry and windy conditions have created a perfect storm for the spread of large wildfires in several western states, including a massive blaze in California that has destroyed 135-square miles of forest. In addition, Washington, Wyoming, Montana and Oregon each had their hands full with large