July 6, 2022

Park officials say the Bison Yellowstone threw the visitor 10 feet

A woman who visited Yellowstone National Park survived being brutally beaten and thrown into the air, park officials said Tuesday.

The 25-year-old woman, who arrived from Ohio, was not identified News release From the park.

The park said the woman approached the barbarian on Monday morning after approaching the boardwalk of the Black Sand Basin near the Old Faithful Geyser.

Dec. 29, 2020 Two barbarians near the Steam Geyser in Yellowstone National Park in Wyoming.John G. AP Images File via Fuller / VWPics

According to park rules visitors must be no more than 25 yards from the animal The largest mammals in North AmericaThey are UnpredictableCan High speed 35 mph and Can jump several feet.

It is estimated that 2,300 to 5,500 wildebeests live in the park It hurt more people than any other animalSaid the park.

When the visitor came within 10 feet of the animal, the barbarian crucified her and “threw” her 10 feet into the air, the park said.

The woman had stab wounds and other injuries and was taken to a hospital in Idaho, the service said. His condition was unknown on Tuesday.

The park said the animal was near when two others attacked the woman. They did not disclose whether they were injured.

The park warned people to stay at least 25 yards from wildebeest, elk, pyghorn sheep and moose and at least 100 yards from bears and wolves.

Correction (June 1, 2022, 12:07 pm ET) An earlier version of this article misrepresented the severity of the woman’s injuries. She survived a brutal attack on Yellowstone. She was not killed.