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Girl Tossed in Air After Bison Charges Yellowstone Tourists

Park officials did not disclose the extent of any injuries

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    Girl Tossed in Air After Bison Charges Yellowstone Tourists

    Yellowstone National Park officials say a bull bison tossed a 9-year-old Florida girl into the air when the animal charged a group of about 50 tourists. (Published Wednesday, July 24, 2019)

    Yellowstone National Park officials say a bull bison tossed a 9-year-old Florida girl into the air when the animal charged a group of about 50 tourists.

    Park officials say the bison rushed the group Monday after some of the tourists approached to within 5 to 10 feet (2 to 3 meters) of the animal over at least 20 minutes.

    The Odessa, Florida, girl was taken to Old Faithful Lodge by her family for treatment by emergency personnel. She was later taken to a clinic and released.

    Park officials did not disclose the extent of any injuries.

    Man Taunts Bison in Yellowstone National Park

    [NATL] Man Taunts Bison in Yellowstone National Park

    A man in Yellowstone National Park is caught on camera taunting a wild bison in the middle of the road.

    (Published Friday, Aug. 3, 2018)

    The incident occurred near Observation Point Trail, in the area of Old Faithful Geyser.

    Injuries of tourists by bison and other wildlife occur regularly in Yellowstone, which gets about 4 million visitors annually.