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Bison gores woman in 3rd Yellowstone animal attack in a week

YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, Wyo. (AP) -  A bison has gored a woman for the third animal attack in Yellowstone National Park in a week.

Yellowstone officials say a crowd got too close to the bison Wednesday in the Lower Geyser Basin.

The bison charged the crowd, goring 59-year-old Kim Hancock of Santa Rosa, California. Hancock was taken to a hospital with a hip injury and was in good condition.

Park officials say some in the crowd came within 15 feet of the bison when the safe distance is at least 75 feet.

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On Sunday and again Tuesday, a female elk with a calf injured two women near a Yellowstone hotel.

Park officials aren't sure if it was the same elk.

A bison rammed and slightly injured a woman in Yellowstone in early May.

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