Many animals are shifting from day to night to avoid people

FILE - In this Sunday, Nov. 2, 2003 file photo, a coyote wanders through a neighborhood in Cedar Glen, Calif., in the San Bernardino Mountains. Scientists have long known that human activity disrupts nature. And the latest research released on Thursday, June 14, 2018, found fear of humans has caused many species to increase their nighttime activity by 20 percent. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

NEW YORK — Lions and tigers and bears are increasingly becoming night owls because of us, a new study says.

Turn up the heat

The Grand Prismatic hot spring in Yellowstone National Park is among the park’s myriad hydrothermal features created by the fact that Yellowstone is a supervolcano, the largest type of volcano on Earth.

New research from Washington State University and the University of Idaho suggests scientists have been significantly underestimating the amount of heat generated by Yellowstone’s caldera.

Did lake trout swim to Yellowstone?

Ryan Dorgan / NEWS&GUIDE Yellowstone National Park Supervisory Fishery Biologist Todd Koel’s latest academic work theorizes that lake trout may have made the 80-mile swim between Jackson and Yellowstone lakes by way of a unique hydrological feature on the Continental Divide that connects the two watersheds. Ryan Dorgan / NEWS&GUIDE

JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) — A new culprit is under suspicion in the unsolved case of who “stocked” Yellowstone Lake with nonnative trout, an ecological disaster now costing the government millions of dollars to control.

Masters of rock: Climbers smash El Capitan’s climb record

In this June 3, 2018 photo provided by Corey Rich, Alex Honnold, top and Tommy Caldwell climb The Nose of El Capitan in Yosemite National Park, Calif. Days after two of the world's most celebrated rock climbers twice set astonishingly fast records on the biggest wall in Yosemite National Park, they did it again Wednesday, June 6, 2018, breaking a mark compared with track's four-minute mile. (Corey Rich/Reel Rock/Novus Select via AP)

LOS ANGELES — Days after two of the world’s most celebrated rock climbers twice set astonishingly fast records on the biggest wall in Yosemite National Park, they did it again Wednesday, breaking a mark compared with track’s 4-minute mile.

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