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Yellowstone National Park released information this morning about a second visitor who has been gored by a bison. This is the second goring within three days of the previous incident. According to the press release, “A 71-year-old woman from West Chester, Pennsylvania, was gored by a bull bison near Storm Point at Yellowstone Lake on…

Yellowstone National Park releases additional information on the victim of a brutal bison attack near Old Faithful captured on film and trending online. On Tuesday evening, Yellowstone officials sent a press release confirming a 34-year-old male from Colorado Springs, Colorado, was gored by a bull bison. The incident occurred near Giant Geyser in the Old…

The 40-second video shows three people – including a small child – dangerously close to a large bison, which charges and seemingly tramples the child, then gores and tosses one of the adults. A video initially posted on Reddit is trending on the internet (the video is aged-blocked due to the graphic content.) In the…

The current status of the American bison is “it’s complicated,” as the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announces a twelve-month endangered species status review. On Monday, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced it is conducting a review of the conservation status of the plains bison – the specific species of bison native to the…

CORRECTION (June 1, 2022, 12:52 p.m. MT) A previous version of this article overstated the extent of the woman’s injuries. According to NBC News, the woman in fact survived being gored by the bison at Yellowstone. She was not killed but her current condition is unknown. The 25-year-old Ohio woman succumbed to multiple injuries –…

The first “tourons” of Yellowstone National Park’s 150th anniversary have been spotted and filmed getting too close to grizzlies and hoping to bear spray bison. Less than a week after many roads in Yellowstone National Park opened for the season, tourists have been filmed being less than safe in the park. Pennsylvania resident Sean Swetter…

It’s a sign of spring in Yellowstone National Park: the first grizzly of the season has emerged from hibernation and is voraciously foraging for food. On Monday, March 7, a pilot supporting Yellowstone National Park wildlife research observed the first grizzly bear of 2022 – an adult walking in a meadow in the west-central part…

It’s another record-breaking year for the increasingly popular Wyoming Super Tag raffle, selling over 124,000 tickets and raising nearly $2 million. The Wyoming Game and Fish Department’s program saw another record-breaking round of ticket sales, bolstered by hunters vying for 11 chances to get a license for the state’s premier big and trophy game. Created…

During its 150th year, Yellowstone National Park is revaluating its management of bison herds to reflect the latest science and reduce future slaughter. The National Park Service (N.P.S.) announced a Notice of Intent to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (E.I.S.) for a Bison Management Plan at Yellowstone National Park. The N.P.S. introduces a broad range…

More Yellowstone bison will be saved from slaughter thanks to $500,000 jointly raised by the Greater Yellowstone Coalition and Yellowstone Forever. The Greater Yellowstone Coalition and Yellowstone Forever have each raised $250,000 in time for Yellowstone National Park to expand facilities this year for Yellowstone’s Bison Conservation Transfer Program. This program identifies brucellosis-free bison and moves…


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