It was Yellowstone’s second reported incident this year of a visitor getting too close to the animal, and the bison “responding to the perceived threat,” officials said.
Earlier this month, the Yellowstone region saw some of the worst flooding in its history. Several roads, buildings and trees were destroyed by the rushing water in an area known for its pristine beauty.
Throngs of tourists gleefully watched the legendary Old Faithful geyser shoot towering bursts of steaming water while others got stuck in "bison jams" on picturesque valley roads as visitors returned Wednesday for the partial reopening of Yellowstone National Park after destructive floods.
Visitors had been flocking to Yellowstone during its 150th anniversary celebration amid the catastrophic flooding last week.
The mountain was previously named after explorer Gustavus Doane.
A 25-year-old Ohio woman visiting Yellowstone was gored by a bison after getting within 10 feet of the animal, park officials said.
The prospect of hunting the bears has caught the attention of animal rights activists.
The Wyoming Republican Party will no longer recognize U.S. Rep. Liz Cheney as a member of the GOP in its second rebuke for her criticism of former President Donald Trump.
Gabby Petito died of strangulation about three to four weeks before her body was found, according to the Wyoming coroner’s final autopsy report.
Park officials confirmed the woman suffered serious burns between her feet and shoulders and the dog did not make it.
A woman from Washington suffered burns from her shoulders to her feet when she tried to rescue her dog from a Yellowstone National Park hot spring.
It may still be summer for another couple of weeks, but some of the U.S. appeared to skip straight to winter weather over Labor Day.
LANDER, Wyo. (AP) — A single-engine plane crashed in a Wyoming lake, killing a passenger.