Yellowstone National Park has to be home of the dumbest tourists around.
This one is extra dumb in my books though.
It shows a woman approaching a fully-grown bison who is just minding his own business sitting in some grass. She goes out of her way to approach it, and then tries for the almighty selfie… the beginning of countless animal encounters gone bad.
She gets up to the animal and starts to take selfies and just like clockwork… that’s when things start to go wrong. The bison charges her and you can sense the fear through the video. She side steps him and gets clear but then falls to the ground in the chase.
This is the part that gets me.
She stands up and realizes the bison is no longer charging, so instead of making way for safer ground, she pulls her cellphone back out to get a few more quick pictures…
You just almost got run over by a bison and you think it’s a good idea to get more pictures?
Is getting gored by a bison really worth those 12 likes you’re gonna get on Instagram?
I guess so…
Bison Charges Biker And Throws Her Around Like A Rag Doll
Here we go again…
I’m not exactly sure what people think they’re approaching when they walk up to a bison, but these aren’t docile dairy cows. They’re nearly 2,000 lb trucks with horns on them that think nothing of running you clean into the ground if you get too close.
We saw a 9-year-old girl get air mailed(she was fine though) after her parents got too close (way to go dad), we saw an elderly lady get gored at Yellowstone after she tried to pet a bison, yes PET A BISON.
It should go without saying, but don’t try and put a bison people. And finally, we saw a woman barely escape a goring when she tripped over her own feet in Yellowstone.
And yet, we now have ANOTHER video of woman getting railroaded by a bison in South Dakota.
According to New York Post, the woman (and her group of motorcyclists) were riding through Custer State Park in South Dakota, when they stopped to get a picture of a the herd.
The women (like an idiot) approached a bison calf and naturally mama bison did what protective parents do when strangers approach their children… she attacked.
The woman narrowly missed a goring as the horn caught the belt loop on her pants… you imagine what happened next.
Yup, mama bison swung her around like a rag doll until her pants came off, and she wound up laying on the side of the road, pantsless and unconscious.
She was airlifted to a local hospital with a concussion, however she is expected to recover.
The good news though? They recovered her pants from the bison…