Badlands National Park Posted About Climate Change, Tweets Subsequently Taken Down

The Badlands National Park’s official Twitter account sent out a few tweets this afternoon about climate change that have since been taken down.

With reports of multiple gag orders being issued by the Trump administration aimed at federal agencies, these tweets were particularly notable:

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The tweets have since been taken down.

The DNC offered this reaction:

A few days ago the National Parks Service retweeted a comparison of President Trump‘s inauguration to President Obama‘s. The administration took swift action and NPS later apologized.

UPDATE –– 10:41 pm ET: A National Park Service official has told multiple news outlets a former employee somehow tweeted from the account:

[images via screengrab/CBS News]

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