A tourist is lifted off the ground by a bison

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An 83-year-old woman has been seriously injured in Yellowstone National Park after being gored by a bison that was “defending its space,” park officials say.
The tourist from Greenville, South Carolina, was targeted by the bison on June 1 near the Storm Point Trail at Yellowstone Lake in Wyoming, according to the National Park Service.
“The bison, defending its space, came within a few feet of the woman and lifted her about a foot off the ground with its horns,” the NPS said in a statement.
IDAHO MAN ARRESTED FOR KICKING YELLOWSTONE BISON WHILE DRUNK, OFFICIALS SAY The NPS says bison, although they “are not aggressive animals,” will “defend their space when threatened” and “have injured more people in Yellowstone than any other animal.”
“If need be, move or turn around and go the other way to avoid interacting with a wild animal in close proximity.”
A SELF-INFLICTED HIT OF PEPPER SPRAY DRIVES OFF AN ATTACKING GRIZZLY IN GRAND TETON NATIONAL PARK Last month, an Idaho man was arrested after allegedly kicking a Yellowstone bison in the leg while drunk, park officials said at the time.
“Rangers responded to the area after receiving a report of an individual who harassed a herd of bison and kicked a bison in the leg,” the NPS said in a statement.
“They located the suspect’s vehicle near the West Entrance and stopped it in the town of West Yellowstone, Montana.”


According to park officials, a bison that was “defending its space” gored an 83-year-old woman in Yellowstone National Park, causing serious injuries.

According to the National Park Service, the bison attacked the visitor from Greenville, South Carolina, on June 1st, close to the Storm Point Trail at Yellowstone Lake in Wyoming.

“The bison, protecting its territory, approached the woman within a few feet and raised her to a height of approximately one foot using its antlers,” the NPS stated in a release. “There were severe injuries to the woman. “.

After that, a helicopter took her to a hospital in Idaho. According to officials, the incident is still being looked into.

Authorities say an Iowa man was arrested for beating a yellowstone bison while intoxicated.

Even though they “are not aggressive animals,” bison will “defend their space when threatened,” according to the NPS, and they have inflicted more injuries on humans in Yellowstone than any other animal. ****.

The NPS claims that “they are unpredictable and can run three times faster than humans.”.

Additionally, it stated, “You must keep at least 100 yards between bears and wolves and more than 25 yards between all large animals, including bison, elk, bighorn sheep, deer, moose, and coyotes.”. “To avoid coming into contact with a wild animal up close, move or turn around and go in the opposite direction if necessary. ****.

In Grand Teton National Park, a self-inflicted pepper spray hit drives off an attacking grizzly.

When park officials announced that an Idaho man had been arrested last month, they claimed that he had kicked a drunken bison in the leg.

The event that took place on April 21 close to the park’s West Entrance resulted in injuries for Idaho Falls resident Clarence Yoder, 40.

According to a statement from the NPS, “Rangers responded to the area after receiving a report of an individual who harassed a herd of bison and kicked a bison in the leg.”. “They tracked down and stopped the suspect’s car in the Montana town of West Yellowstone, close to the West Entrance.”. “.

Authorities from the park stated, “Yoder was arrested and charged with 1) being under the influence of alcohol to the extent that one may endanger oneself, 2) disorderly conduct as to create or maintain a hazardous condition, 3) approaching wildlife, and 4) disturbing wildlife.”.

Yoder “sustained minor injuries from the encounter with the bison,” according to the statement, and he was treated at a nearby hospital before being brought to the Gallatin County Detention Center.

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