According to USA Today, a second woman has been attacked by an elk within a span of three days. This comes after a YNP hotel employee was attacked by a cow elk believed to be protecting its calf nearby.
Penny Allyson Behr, 53, from Cypress, Texas, was walking between two cabins behind the Mammoth Hot Springs Hotel in Wyoming when she was surprised to discover a female elk with a nearby calf, according to the National Park Service. Behr tried to back away but the elk kicked her in the head and body.
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