Yellowstone National Park responds to video of a man teasing a bison

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"Meanwhile in Yellowstone National Park." she wrote, along with the hashtag "#dontdrinkandbuffalo". "I can't watch it", she's heard exclaiming in the video.

Reinke, 55 years old, is from Pendleton, Oregon.

One man chose the last of those options, according to a video making the rounds on social media - and Yellowstone park rangers are not happy about it. At first, the bison doesn't see the man, but then - in a shocking display - the man gets the buffalo's attention himself, puffing out his arms and his chest before the bison takes off towards him.

Unsurprisingly, the man's actions prompted the bison to charge at him twice in a row, creating panic among the bystanders.

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In the clip, an unidentified man can be seen following a large bison as traffic builds.

'This is what happens when a buffoon meets a bison...,' wrote one man. This time, the bison charges a bit faster and with his horns down - ready to strike. Both the man and the bison go their separate ways before the video ends. Realize how privileged we are to have these national parks. Rangers said Reinke, who wasn't wearing a seatbelt, was intoxicated and argumentative. Reinke was wanted for the incident in Yellowstone and had encountered law enforcement officials in at least three national parks since July 28.

A warning message on the U.S.

Unlike the "hero" of this story, visitors to the park are advised to remain at least 100 yards from bears or wolves and 25 yards from any other wildlife. "People who ignore these rules are risking their lives and threatening the park experience for everyone else".

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