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Bison attack: Man walks away from deadly encounter unharmed
1 year ago

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1 year ago

Vicky,is this a video,or are you going to post a back story?

1 year ago

OMGosh...did I forget to post the story????  Boy, I'm losing it.   Sorry ladies.  Tasunka, what I posted is just a picture but what June posted contains a video and story.   This story however doesn't say that witnesses actually saw the idiot taunting the bison.   I would definitely have fined and/or cited him.   Thank you June, for the story and video.  

1 year ago

Here's the story I was supposed to post.  

News is making the rounds on Thursday, March 28, 2013, of a bison attack in which a man escaped the throngs of death unharmed.KSL.com reports that a man was able to walk away from the attack of a bison unharmed while visiting Antelope Island State Park in Utah. 

 

Reports state the 1,500 pound bison actually charged at the man and rammed him into a fence. It appears he had been taunting the bison and did not realize that he was putting himself in any danger.  Assistant park manager John Sullivan has said, "This person is very, very, very lucky that he wasn't killed."  

 

The man was reportedly unharmed in the vicious attack, Sullivan reported, "other than being a little dusty, embarrassed and shell-shocked."  

 

Witnesses say that the man had purposely gone out of his way to taunt the bison and try and get the attention of the animal. At the time, the bison was moving along and minding its own business to go in another direction.

It was then that it noticed the man.  

 

One eyewitness Wayne Ebenroth of Bois, Idaho told ksl.com:

"The [bison] had gone through the gate section that's located real close to where he got hit and looked like he was going to run off the field. He had to have done something to catch the [bison's] attention, because that's when he turned around and decided to pay him a visit."

The man denies taunting the animal despite what other eye witnesses say. He insisted that he merely raised his arm.  Park officials are not going to cite the man with any offense as they feel he's been through enough already.  (my comment = IT FIGURES HE WOULDN'T GET CITED!  THEY PROBABLY WOULD HAVE KILLED THE BULL THOUGH IF HE'D HURT THE IDIOT!)

1 year ago

I hate to say it, but I bet they would have killed the bull if the idiot had been hurt. Stupid people, just to appease someone for their own wrongdoing, would have called him a rogue, dangerous bull. He would have done nothing if not taunted, but kept on his way. Stupid people.

1 year ago

That's absolutely correct, Sherry.  The poor bull was minding his own business.

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