YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, Wyo. — Cooking chickens in a Yellowstone hot spring has landed three people in hot water.
Yellowstone officials say a park ranger found two whole chickens in a burlap sack in a hot spring. Court documents show that Eric Roberts, of Idaho Falls, Idaho, and Dallas Roberts, of West Valley City, Utah, were ordered to serve two days in jail and pay $540 in fines and fees for the Aug. 7, incident.
Eric Romriell, of Idaho Falls, paid $1,250 in fines and fees. They're banned from Yellowstone for two years.
Reached Thursday, Eric Roberts offered an explanation: “Make dinner,” he said.