5 Things You Didn’t Know About Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park is a supervolcano the size of Rhode Island. Its eruption could obliterate nearby states and cause a global catastrophe.

Some hot springs in Yellowstone are so acidic and hot that they can dissolve a human body within a day, making them extremely dangerous.

Yellowstone hosts the largest concentration of mammals in the lower 48 states, including grizzly bears, gray wolves, bison, elk, and mountain lions.

Bison have lived continuously in Yellowstone since prehistoric times. Today, around 5,900 bison roam freely without fences, exhibiting ancient behaviors.

A legal loophole in the 50-square mile Idaho portion of Yellowstone could theoretically allow someone to commit a crime without being constitutionally convicted.