Yellowstone bison gores California woman

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A full-grown bull bison can weigh weigh up to 2,000 pounds. Adult females weigh about half as much. 

Jim Peaco, NPS

A California woman was gored several times by a bison June 25 in Yellowstone National Park after apparently approaching the animal to take its photo.

The 72-year-old walked within 10 feet of the bison several times near her campsite at Bridge Bay Campground, according to a park news release. Park regulations require visitors to remain 25 yards from bison and elk.

Rangers provided immediate medical care to the woman who was flown via helicopter to

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