A person who was gored by a bison in June took a date again to the identical place – just for her additionally to be attacked.
Kyler Bourgeous introduced Kayleigh Davis to the identical path at a state park in Utah with plans to look at the sundown.
However when Ms Davis ran a little bit forward, she ended up alone with a bison who charged and flipped her into the air.
She is recovering from a damaged ankle in hospital, native media reported. Within the earlier assault he had suffered a cracked rib and collapsed lung.
The most recent incident occurred on a longtime path in Antelope Island State Park.
Witnesses reported seeing a bison strike Ms Davis with its head, “lifting her off the bottom”.
The 22-year-old was airlifted to hospital in Ogden, Utah.
Ms Davis advised native media she had run forward of Mr Bourgeous on the path when she noticed the bison.
“I used to be uncomfortable standing there on my own, particularly after listening to his story,” she advised KSL TV on Sunday.
However when she tried to run away from it, 4 cyclists occurred to come back down the path and “spooked” it.
The bison charged her and flipped her 15ft (four.5m) within the air, she mentioned.
Mr Bourgeous, 30, confronted the same state of affairs when he was gored, months earlier. He had reached the summit of the park’s highest level – a well-known path for him – when he noticed two bison. One instantly charged at him as he tried to again away.
The bison’s horns gored his torso. The animal then trampled him and kicked his head.
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“I believed my incident was a freak accident with actually dangerous luck with the positioning, and that we might be wonderful going again on the market,” Mr Bourgeous advised KSL TV.
Mr Bourgeous and Ms Davis didn’t instantly reply to a request for remark from the BBC.
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Ms Davis is the second bison-related harm at Antelope Island this yr.
Antelope Island workers say guests who encounter bison on the paths ought to “again away and return the way in which you got here, or depart the path and provides the animal a really broad berth when passing it”.