Bison attacks man in Yellowstone National Park June 26, 2012
A bison in Yellowstone National Park attacked and severely injured a man June 23, 2012, in Norris.
A man had his collarbone, ribs and shoulder blade broken June 23 in an encounter with a bison. The man, who was in his 50s and from Massachusetts, was thrown in the air and then pinned to the ground by the bison, according to Yellowstone park officials. The attack happened near Norris Campground. According to park officials, the man allowed the bull bison to come within a few feet of where he was sitting, and the man apparently did not provoke the animal.