This visitor demonstrated the importance of giving wildlife space. A visitor to Alberta, Canada’s Jasper National Park had their vehicle slammed into by a bull elk. Park officials reminded visitors that photos are not a valid reason for approaching an elk too closely.
Because of a lack of rain, the water levels on the Mississippi River are very low. Salt water from the Gulf of Mexico is making its way into the river, causing concerns about drinking water for New Orleans and other parts of Louisiana.