“Nearly one quarter of the northern elk herd at Yellowstone National Park is missing,” according to a YouTube video that has gone viral. Espousing the theory that animals running from the park along with an earthquake and seismic activity are forecasting an impending super-volcano that is about to explode, taking out a large portion of the country, or more.

Two Sundays ago, a 4.8 earthquake hit just north of Yellowstone and that recent video showing bison supposedly running from the park has gone viral. Now, Yellowstone National Park officials have been fielding calls and emails, wondering if this is a forewarning that a super-volcano is about to erupt. Their response has been to assure the public that the caldera under the park is not expected to erupt anytime soon.

Ok, that assures me, volcanoes being so easily predictable.

Now there are posts of a cover-up, information suppression, and accusations of docu-fiction. He says, she says, it’s a crapshoot. Decide for yourself.