A 34-year-old man was injured in the arm and hospitalized after being charged by a bison in the United States' Yellowstone National Park, the National Park Service said, urging tourists to stay away from the towering towers. beasts.

The victim was walking with his family on a footbridge in this famous park in the west of the country when a bison charged the group, said the federal agency responsible for the management of the great natural spaces of the United States in a press release Tuesday. .

“The family members did not leave the scene, and the bison continued to charge and gored the man,” according to the text.

The latter was injured in the arm and transported by ambulance to the hospital.

A video released by local media shows a bison charging at a small group of people, who do not appear to be running away.

Then the animal charges an adult and a child, before they start running.

This is the second time in less than a month that a bison has gored a visitor who got too close, according to the National Park Service.

Bison are unpredictable animals that can run three times faster than humans and humans should always stay about 25 meters away from them, the organization said.

"When an animal is near a campground, trail, walkway, parking lot, or in a landscaped area, give it space," he added. .

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