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This is the second time in as many days that a bison has attacked a visitor at Yellowstone National Park, park officials said.

A 71-year-old resident of West Chester, Pennsylvania, received injuries that were not life-threatening during the collision on Wednesday. statement.

She and her daughter were returning to their vehicle at the trailhead when they accidentally approached the bison and the bull bison attacked her, officials said.

This was the third time a bison had attacked a visitor to Yellowstone this year, and the second time this week.

On May 30, an Ohio woman was thrown 10 feet after officials say she approached a bison that was near a boardwalk.

On Monday, a Colorado resident was killed by a bull-buffalo, also near the waterfront. In this case, the man was with family members when the bison rushed, and they did not leave immediately, as recommended by park staff, park officials said.

Video taken during the incident shows the man grabbing the child to get him out of the way of the animal before he was hit. A 34-year-old man suffered an arm injury, the park said at the time.

Visitors are warned to give bison and other wildlife a place, even if the animals are near parking lots or other landscaped areas. “If necessary, turn around and go the other way to avoid interaction with a wild animal in the immediate vicinity,” the park said Thursday.

The last two clashes involved bulls or males, bison, park officials said. bull buffalo can weigh up to 2,000 pounds and reach 6 feet in height.

The last two clashes came after Yellowstone reopened part of the park to visitors after a severe flood, the most severe in the north, earlier this month.

The park was closed to all visitors on June 13. Flooding and mudslides washed out roads and caused other damage, and affected “throughput communities” and businesses that depend on park visitors.

The southern loop reopened with some restrictions on June 22, and on Thursday Yellowstone said it expects to reopen the northern loop on Sunday.

“We’ve tried to balance major recovery efforts while opening up as much of the park as possible,” Yellowstone Superintendent Cam Scholly said in statement.


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