Death Valley officials ask visitors asked to stop frying eggs
Last Updated: 154 days ago
DEATH VALLEY NATIONAL PARK, Calif. - It gets so hot in Death Valley that you can fry an egg with sun power.
That's what one Death Valley National Park employee did last week, when she took a frying pan to the pavement and posted the video online (watch video below; mobile users: http://bit.ly/10PzlaD)
Park visitors park were quick to imitate her, but they didn't use skillets and left gooey messes. The park then issued a plea on its Facebook page to crack down on the egg-frying fiasco.
Death Valley highs have been hovering around 120 degrees, and on Wednesday the park marked the 100th anniversary of the world's hottest day on record -- 134 degrees -- set there in 1913.
Park rangers say the egg frying has since stopped due to rain and clouds that have rolled across Death Valley.
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