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Despite these points, it remains clear that Yellowstone is a force to be reckoned with. Because even in its dormant state, the park has seen more than 20 deaths as a direct result of its geothermal activity. And this includes two people who perished while attempting to swim in a boiling hot spring. Not a great idea if you ask us! Photo credit: Westend61 / Getty Images

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