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    FILE - This Jan. 20, 2011 file photo shows shadows creeping up on sandstone cliffs glowing red as the sun sets on Zion National Park near Springdale, Utah. The National Park Service is taking steps to ban drones from 84 million acres of public lands and waterways, saying the unmanned aircraft annoy visitors, harass wildlife and threaten safety. Jonathan Jarvis, the park service’s director, told The Associated Press he was signing a policy memorandum on Friday directing superintendents of the service’s 401 parks to write rules prohibiting the launching, landing or operation of unmanned aircraft in their parks. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson, file)




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    CORRECTS YEAR IMAGE WAS TAKEN TO 2013, NOT 2003 - In this photo taken on 2013 and released by the National Park Service, Philip Doepke, a fisheries biologist at Yellowstone National Park, holds a netted lake trout caught from Yellowstone Lake in Wyoming. Scientists say they voracious species of trout that entered Yellowstone Lake and decimated its native trout population appears to be in decline following efforts to kill off the invading fish. (AP Photo/National Park Service)


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    CORRECTS YEAR IMAGE WAS TAKEN TO 2013, NOT 2003 - In this photo taken in 2013 and released by the National Park Service. Brian Ertel, a fisheries biologist at Yellowstone National Park, holds a netted lake trout caught from Yellowstone Lake in Wyoming. Scientists say they voracious species of trout that entered Yellowstone Lake and decimated its native trout population appears to be in decline following efforts to kill off the invading fish. (AP Photo/National Park Service)






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