Yellowstone visitor caught on camera petting bison


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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?”