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A national park is an important place protected by the government. Governments make national parks to protect historical and beautiful places. They want people to enjoy these places, and they want to preserve wildlife. The first national park in the U.S. is called Yellowstone. It was created in 1872. Leaders saw beautiful paintings of the place, and they were inspired to protect it.
Yellowstone is big. It covers more than 2.2 million acres in three separate states. It is mos...
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