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Family Looking for bears? There's an app for that

New cell phone apps can help tourists find a bison, wolf or grizzly bear in Yellowstone National Park. But rangers are afraid this could increase the danger for both the sight-seeing families, and the wildlife themselves.

Tom Mangelsen/AP

Family vacations to our nation's beautiful national parks are always great ways to immerse ourselves in the natural beauty of America's finest flora and fauna. But some wildlife enthusiasts are using new technology to ensure an optimal vacation experience, with potentially unsafe consequences. Contrary to the notion that vacations are best enjoyed "unplugged,"  if you're hoping to catch a glimpse of wolves, grizzly bears and bison at Yellowstone National Park, the best place to be on the lookout may soon be a cellphone.

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