Video captures man taunting bison at Yellowstone National Park


Rangers at Yellowstone National Park are calling the actions by a bozo who taunted a bison "reckless, risky and illegal" as they investigate his stupid stunt. She then spotted a man trying to approach the animal.

At first, it appears as if the man is trying to encourage the large animal to move to the side of the road by yelling at it.

At one point, the bison begins to charge at the person, who quickly dodges out of the way.

In a statement posted on Facebook, Superintendent Dan Wenk called the man's actions "reckless, risky and illegal".

'Get out of there, ' someone else in her auto can be heard shouting.

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The video shows that the man was taunting a growling bison and was holding up traffic in Hayden Valley.

As the bison charges towards the man again, Jones turns the camera away. The bison was clearly not amused and charged at the man. These distances safeguard both visitors and the remarkable experience of sharing a landscape with thousands of freely-roaming animals.

The National Park Service (NPS) said, "Wild animals, especially females with young, are unpredictable and risky".

"People who ignore these rules are risking their lives and threatening the park experience for everyone else", said park superintendent Dan Wenk. When the animal gets close, he scampers away.

"Give animals space when they're near trails, boardwalks, parking lots, or in developed areas".