Rare Oasis of Life Discovered Near Geothermal Vents on Floor of Yellowstone Lake

How did these get started in the lake?

Rare Oasis of Life Discovered Near Geothermal Vents on Floor of Yellowstone Lake. ScienceDaily

This discovery is from research by Montana State University.

Yellowstone is already one of the world’s greatest site for research into heat tolerant extremophiles

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Effort launched to save Yellowstone Park’s cutthroat trout

Effort launched to save Yellowstone Park’s cutthroat trout.
Associated Press.

I hope this tips the balance. The disasterous effect of the alien lake trout on Yellowstone’s cutthroat trout, coupled with whirling disease, is perhaps the most serious ecological problem in the Park, and a great loss to people who want to fish too.