Yellowstone will welcome back visitors this week for the first time since closing due to record breaking floods. Officials originally closed all entrances into the park after record rainfall inundated Yellowstone, causing dangerous flooding that damaged roads and destroyed property. At one point, the Yellowstone River rose to its highest level in more than 100 years.
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Unprecedented rainfall has resulted in record-setting flood levels. Other hazards, including rockslides and mud-slides, are also making it unsafe for travel.
CNN’s Amara Walker asks a Yellowstone National Park public affairs specialist why a bison calf had to be put down after human interaction. Categories: National News Tags: baby bison, bison, calf, euthanized, human interaction, park ranger, wild animals, yellowstone national park