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Category: Wildlife

Yes, there are cougars in Yosemite

Yes, there are cougars in Yosemite

April 23, 2012 | Comments (0)

and I’m not talking about the ones hanging out in the Mountain Room Lounge while they’re husbands are off trying to be Ansel Adams.

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An Update from the Tuolumne Meadows Rangers

An Update from the Tuolumne Meadows Rangers

April 12, 2012 | Comments (0)

Another report from winter life in one of the most beautiful places on Earth.

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Photo of the Day: White weasel, Yosemite by Kristal Leonard

Photo of the Day: White weasel, Yosemite by Kristal Leonard

March 30, 2012 | Comments (0)

There are somethings you just don’t expect to see in Yosemite Valley.

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Highway 140 Opening Tomorrow - Use Caution

Highway 140 Opening Tomorrow – Use Caution

August 29, 2011 | Comments (0)

Highway 140 will be open to all traffic starting tomorrow, Tuesday, August 30, at 6 am for eastbound traffic and 6:45 am for westbound traffic. Use extra caution–fire crews and vehicles may be present on the road.

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Motor Fire Update - August 29, 2011

Motor Fire Update – August 29, 2011

August 29, 2011 | Comments (0)

The Motor Fire started August 25, 2011 at approximately 12:30pm on Hwy 140, along the Merced River and near Cedar Lodge.

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Reader Response: Vicious Deer

Reader Response: Vicious Deer

June 17, 2010 | Comments (5)

Donna sent me an email about the Vicious Deer video I posted last night. Here’s her comment: “You need to STOP portraying animals as vicious. People are stupid and they do stupid things when they are around animals, whether the animals be domestic or wild. I am sick to death of everyone blaming animals for [...]

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The Most Vicious Wild Animal in Yosemite (video)

The Most Vicious Wild Animal in Yosemite (video)

June 16, 2010 | Comments (5)

What’s the most dangerous animal in Yosemite? The one that’s contributed to the most injuries and deaths? No, it’s not bears or rattlesnakes, it’s deer. Take a look at this video and you’ll see just how defensive deer can be. Keep in mind that this is a female defending a fawn but there have been [...]

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Don't Bring Your Own Firewood to Yosemite

Don’t Bring Your Own Firewood to Yosemite

March 16, 2010 | Comments (0)

While not necessarily an invasive species, this photo shows the damage that bugs can do to trees in Yosemite. Photo by Letsgetridofny. @YosemiteScience posted a link to this interesting page I hadn’t seen before. Yosemite National Park Service officials are asking that you don’t bring your own firewood into the park. Why? Because it can [...]

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Rattler! (video)

Rattler! (video)

October 27, 2009 | Comments (6)

Mat Honan found one of Yosemite’s more nefarious inhabitants while hiking in the park, a rattlesnake. I haven’t actually heard of anyone being bitten in the Park but man, coming across a rattler on the trail puts your adrenaline through the roof even if you don’t have a confrontation. Hopefully Matt didn’t shoot this video [...]

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Yosemite Bears Targeting Minivans

Yosemite Bears Targeting Minivans

October 13, 2009 | Comments (1)

A tagged black bear in Yosemite Valley. Photo by Simon Phipps. Yes, it’s true, Researchers have found that black bears searching for food in Yosemite National Park have been targeting minivans over other types of vehicles. In a recent article that appeared in the Journal of Mammology, researchers have found that black bears in Yosemite [...]

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