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    The Yellowstone geo-thermometer, an escape-artist bear, and the sloth that ruined a teenage dream.

    This Yellowstone hot spring’s rhythmic thump makes it a geo-thermometer

    This Yellowstone hot spring’s rhythmic thump makes it a geo-thermometer

    Silence intervals between the thumping reveal how much heat is entering Doublet Pool. Yellowstone National Park is most famous for Old Faithful, a …

    Escape-artist Missouri bear heads to Texas zoo with moat

    Escape-artist Missouri bear heads to Texas zoo with moat

    ST. LOUIS (AP) — An escape-artist bear from Missouri is headed to a Texas zoo with a moat in hopes that it will put an end to his wandering. The St. Louis Zoo cited the “specific and unique personality” of the Andean bear named Ben in announcing the move Tuesday. His soon-to-be home at the Gladys …

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