Yellowstone Bison Gores Teen Girl Posing for Photo

Hudson Hongo · 05/17/15 12:30PM

A 16-year-old exchange student visiting Yellowstone National Park was gored by a bison on Friday after turning her back on the creature to pose for a picture, NBC Montana reports. According to park officials, the girl’s injuries were serious but not life-threatening.

Bakken Boom: Where the Buffalo Are Furloughed

Ken Layne · 10/07/13 10:02AM

Oil wells and sheet-metal buildings are hideous things, but America the Beautiful resumes as soon as you get past the last grim RV park and last signs of our shoddy civilization. The easiest way to refresh the soul is to look on the map for a big chunk of green: a national park or preserve or forest, or in the case of the Bakken, the Little Missouri National Grassland.

Bison Charges Small Child at Yellowstone, Proves We Should All Just Stay Inside

Taylor Berman · 09/09/12 08:02PM

As if the hantavirus outbreak in Yosemite wasn't enough to keep you inside and away from national parks forever, now comes news that wild bison in Yellowstone are charging innocent children. As the Daily Mail, England's paper of record, notes, the child was encouraged by his parents to approach the bison, who was near a wooden walkway in the park. The bison did what taunted bison are wont to do, and charged the small child. He escaped, and his parents, or whatever responsible adults were with him, laughed and laughed.