A woman was injured by a bison two days after the Yellowstone National Park reopened
The victim had been following the wild animal too closely Wednesday afternoon, according to a statement from park spokeswoman Linda Veress.
The park did not release the woman’s name.
They said she was knocked to the ground and received attention from park medical staff but chose not to go to the hospital.
Veress said the guest did not follow the park’s guidance to stay at least 25 yards away from all large animals.
On May 12 — while the park was still closed — a different visitor entered the park illegally and fell into what Veress described as a “thermal feature” near Old Faithful, a famed park geyser. That visitor had to be taken by air ambulance to a burn center for treatment.
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[Original Source: CNN]