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Overcrowding Threatens Future of Yellowstone

A pair of new studies released by Yellowstone National Park show that record numbers of visitors are causing a variety of safety and overcrowding issues at the iconic park, inspiring officials to consider stricter visitor management strategies for the future.Since 2008, annual visitation in Yellowstone has increased by more than 40 percent, according to a statement issued by the park Thursday.