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What part of a bison is safe to touch? None, reminds parks service

Agency releases tongue-in-cheek guide
Posted at 9:32 PM, Aug 08, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-09 17:51:19-04

MAMMOTH HOT SPRINGS, Wyo. — With recent reports a young girl getting thrown in the air by one bison in Yellowstone National Park and a man petting another, the National Parks Service has released a tongue-in-cheek guide for behavior around wildlife.

The handy chart, pictured above, shows where it's safe to pet wildlife. The answer: nowhere.

Park officials continue to stress the importance of never getting near wildlife, to keep you and the animals safe.