Bison charges family as they try to pet it.

A vacation to Yellowstone National Park turned into a tense encounter when a family attempted to pet a wild bison. The incident was captured on video, showing the parents and their child approaching the massive animal, seemingly unaware of the potential danger. As they got closer, the bison suddenly charged, causing panic among the vacationers. The child, startled and frightened, tried to retreat but the powerful animal closed the distance quickly.

Bison, despite their seemingly docile appearance, are unpredictable and can become aggressive, especially when they feel threatened. The family’s close call serves as a stark reminder of the importance of respecting wildlife and maintaining a safe distance. Park authorities continually advise visitors to observe animals from afar, yet incidents like this highlight the ongoing challenges in ensuring tourist safety around wild animals. Fortunately, no one was injured.

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