83-year-old woman gored by Yellowstone bison

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National Park of Yellowstone - On Saturday in Yellowstone National Park, an 83-year-old woman was mangled by a bison.    

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She was whisked away by air to a hospital in Idaho after Park rescue personnel hurried her to a nearby medical facility.    

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According to the doctors, she had significant injuries.    

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The National Park Service stated that the Greenville, South Carolina woman approached the bison too closely.    

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According to a statement from the NPS, the bison came dangerously close to the woman before using its horns to hoist her up off the ground, demonstrating its territorial aggression.    

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More people have been injured by bison in Yellowstone than by any other animal, according to the National Park Service.    

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According to the NPS, bison aren't violent by nature, but they will fight for their territory if they feel threatened.     

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Their speed is three times that of humans, and they are completely unpredictable.    

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