Elk Charges Tourist Taking Photos at Yellowstone
A couple weeks ago, tourists in Yellowstone put a bison calf in their SUV to keep it warm and it had to be euthanized when the herd wouldn't take it back. You'd think tourists would know by now to keep a safe distance from the wildlife.
Tour guide Jody Tibbitts was showing a Florida family around Yellowstone when the group noticed a woman getting closer and closer to an elk while taking photos.
"She was practically stomping up to it," Tibbitts tells EastIdahoNews.com. "Honestly I'd say she was probably 25 feet away from the elk as opposed to the 25 yards (mandated by Yellowstone National Park)."
A man in the group recorded video as Tibbitts was warning the woman to stay back as the elk charged her. Yellowstone park officials mandate that visitors are to stay at least 25 yards away from wildlife.
Read more at East Idaho News.