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Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park is a national park located in the U.S. states of Wyoming, Montana, and Idaho. It was established by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant on March 1, 1872. Yellowstone was the first National Park in the U.S. and is also widely held to be the first national park in the world. The park is known for its wildlife and its many geothermal features, especially Old Faithful geyser, one of its most popular features. It has many types of ecosystems, but the subalpine forest is the most abundant. It is part of the South Central Rockies forests ecoregion.

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This is why you should never get too close to a bison or any wildlife for that matter. Park officials recommend staying at least 100 yards from bears and wolves and at least 25 yards from other large animals like bison.

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Now you must be wondering that from where the pool got its amazing colors. This is quite interesting; the colors have been created by thermophilic bacteria present in the pool. Not just these bacteria survive in the searing heat of the pool but they also increase in number. Following are the microbes found in its water responsible for various colors: Cyano bacteria (163° F) yellow Fungi and Algae (140° F) yellow/green Protozoa (133° F) Orange Mosses (122° F) Brown amazinglist.net This is truly stunning!

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What do you know about Yellowstone? Did you know no one even cared about it at first? Or that dinosaurs may have once roamed the land there? Great article here about these and other lesser known facts.

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