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Second visitor in three days after being attacked by Bison in Yellowstone National Park

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A bison walks past people who just watched the eruption of Old Faithful Geyser in Yellowstone National Park, which has been closed for more than a week, on June 22, 2022 in Yellowstone National Park, Wyo.
Bison passes by people who have just seen the eruption of Old Faithful Geyser in Yellowstone National Park. .. It was closed on June 22, 2022 in Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming for over a week. Photo: George Frey /Getty Images

Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming — Second in 3 days, Visitors to Yellowstone National Park were attacked by Bison, park officials said Thursday.

A 71-year-old woman from West Chester, Pennsylvania, and her daughter inadvertently approached Bison on Wednesday while returning to the car on the trailhead of Lake Yellowstone. rice field.

According to park officials, the woman's injury was not life-threatening. She was taken by ambulance to West Park Hospital in Cody, Wyoming.

The incident was under investigation and park officials did not provide detailed information about the encounter.

On Monday, a 34-year-old man in Colorado Springs, Colorado, grabbed a child fleeing a beast and was too close to a bison near a giant geyser. They both got up and ran away.

On May 30, after a woman in Grove City, Ohio reached within 10 feet (3 meters) of Bison, Bison was tossed and stabbed and caused her puncture and other injuries. rice field.

Bisons are wild and unpredictable, and visitors are required to be more than 25 yards (23 meters) away from them, park officials said.

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