The Hawaii resident was charged with one count of intentionally disturbing wildlife after he tried to help a baby bison return to its herd. Park rangers later had to euthanize the abandoned animal.
Yellowstone National Park
The newborn got separated from its mother while trying to cross the Lamar River. A man stepped in to try to help, but only ended the animal's chances of survival, the National Park Service says.
The bison were hit by a semi truck. In the winter months, bison will move toward paved roads to make their travel easier.
Red Lodge, Mont., is still recovering after devastating floods hit the area in mid-June. Many businesses and locals are worried about surviving with hampered tourism and little insurance compensation.
A Colorado man who Yellowstone National Park officials say got too close to a bison was thrown by the animal while trying to get himself and a child away from danger.
Despite some major roads still being washed out, three of the massive park's five entrances opened this morning, to lines hundreds of cars long.
The 25-year-old Ohio woman got within 10 feet of the bison before the animal gored her and tossed her 10 feet into the air. She sustained a puncture wound and other injuries.
Yellowstone became the first national park in the U.S. on March 1, 1872, and it helped usher in the broader national park movement. The park stretches into Wyoming, Montana, and Idaho.
After three years of isolation and disease testing, the bulls are headed from Montana to tribes in Kansas, Wisconsin and Alaska. Buffalo were once the center of tribal economies and spiritual life.
Park officials said a crush of visitors moving through the trails was beginning to run afoul of social distancing.