YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK — A visitor to Yellowstone National Park may not have realized she was staring death in the face when she approached a bison lounging out on the grass over the weekend, and reached out to pet the giant animal.
The woman walked away unhurt — but she could still get hit with a fine, park officials said.
A witness recorded the daring encounter on Saturday — Yellowstone’s opening day for visitors — and posted the video online.
Other people can be heard reacting with shock and surprise. One witness says, “She’s totally antagonizing it. Where are the rangers?”