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Friday, September 2nd, 2011

  • Editor's note: This updates that a bear has been trapped, but officials unsure if it was responsible for the mauling.

    An investigation continued Friday into the fatal mauling of a Michigan man in the backcountry of Yellowstone National Park.

  • With the last holiday weekend of the summer rolling out today, National Park Service crews are trying to get as much open as possible at hurricane-ravaged Cape Lookout and Cape Hatteras national seashores.

  • Sure, it's still August, and the hot, humid weather just won't stop in many sections of the country.

  • A mountain lion born in the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area a little more than a year ago was killed earlier this week when it was struck by a vehicle while trying to cross Interstate 405.

    NRA officials say the lion, P-18, was killed Tuesday morning just south of the Getty Center southbond on-ramp.

    The 15-month-old mountain lion’s movement w

  • A Canadian man, reportedly hoping to impress his children 20 years from now, spray-painted part of his name on a famous rock outcrop at Grand Canyon National Park, according to the ranger who interviewed him.

    When asked by Ranger David Robinson why he had defaced the 'Duck on a Rock' outcrop on the South Rim, Lucien Lionel Chenier, of Ottawa, Ontario, "stated