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By Parker Heinlein
Outdoors Columnist 

It is summer in Yellowstone

 


You know it’s summer in Yellowstone Park when the bison start goring the visitors.

A 30-year-old woman suffered what the park is calling “significant” injuries recently following an “encounter” with a bison on a hiking trail near Yellowstone Lake.

It’s a relatively common occurrence. Last summer in separate encounters with bison in the park a 72-year-old woman was gored, another woman was knocked to the ground, and a nine-year-old girl was tossed in the air.

All were injured but survived. Fatalities are rare, however, bison injure more visitors to the park than any other animal....



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