SOME PEOPLE JUST REFUSE TO OBEY THE RULES
- The woman approached the bison at Black Sand Basin, just north of Old Faithful
- She got within 10-feet of the animal, not respecting the park’s 25-yard rule
- Medics rushed the woman to a hospital in Idaho
- Park officials said the incident is the first reported bison goring in this year
- Bison have injured more people at the park more than any other animal, with one or two incidents reported each year
A bison gored and killed a 25-year-old woman in Yellowstone National Park on Monday, after she approached the animal despite explicit warning signs in the area instructing visitors to stay at least 25-yards away from dangerous wildlife.
The bison was walking near a boardwalk at Black Sand Basin, just north of Old Faithful, when the out-of-state visitor approached it, according to a park statement.
She got within 10-feet (three meters) before the animal impaled her with its horn and tossed her 10 feet into the air.
The woman later died according to the park officials
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