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Yellowstone bison gore two visitors in three days

JACKSON — Less than a week after Yellowstone National Park reopened following historic floods, bison gored two visitors in three days, bringing the total number of gorings this season to three.

Park officials have said that Yellowstone typically sees a goring or two a year, though there are years, like 2015, when bison injure an unusually large number of visitors. In that year, five people got the horns.

Park officials did not respond Thursday to a request for an interview on the recent pair of gorings, but on Wednesday a spokesman for the National Park Service’s Denver office returned a reque...