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A second incident reported this week, a woman was attacked by a bison in Yellowstone, park officials say

(CNN)A woman who visited Yellowstone National Park was attacked by a bison and hurt a visitor to the park. Second Incident This week, according to the National Park Service (NPS).

Yellowstone National Park said on Thursday that a 71-year-old Pennsylvania woman was attacked by a bull bison on Wednesday, the day after another visitor was injured in the park. .. According to Park Services, the attack on women was the third reported incident of the year in which visitors came too close to the bison and responded to the threats perceived by animals catching people.

According to the release from the park director, the woman and her daughter inadvertently approached Bison and charged the animals while returning to the car on the trailhead. According to the

liberation, the woman suffered a non-life-threatening injury and was taken to a hospital in Wyoming.

The park states that Bison injured more people in Yellowstone than any other animal. According to the NPS, the bison is unpredictable and can run three times faster than humans. Park service begged visitors to stay at least 25 yards away from large animals.

Another attack occurred just one day before Monday, after a 34-year-old Colorado man walked with his family on the promenade near the Old Faithful Giant Geyser. , Was attacked by Bison in the park. .. When the family did not leave the area, the bull Bison "continued to charge and beat" the man, injuring his arm, according to park officials. The man was taken to the hospital and the case is under investigation.

A 25-year-old Ohio womanwas also attacked by a bull at the end of May, the first reported incident of the year. According to a previous news release, she suffered a puncture wound and other injuries after the woman approached Bison near the Black Sand Basin promenade.

According to park officials, she was thrown into the air 10 feet by Bison after coming within 10 feet of the animal. They added that the other two were also within 25 feet of the same bison.