Mercury seems to be in retrograde over at Yellowstone National Park…
The national park that spans three states in the Western US (Wyoming, Idaho and Montana), and whose famous natural features like the geyser Old Faithful and the Grand Prismatic Spring attract more than four million visitors per year is having some bizarre episodes as the nature reserve enters peak tourist season.
Park officials said in a statement that in little over a month, at least four people have been injured by wild animals that roam the reserve.
The first incident occurred on Sunday, when 51-year-old Charlene Triplett, an off-duty worker at a hotel inside Yellowstone, was kicked repeatedly in the legs, head, torso and back by an elk protecting a nearby calf.
Next, 53-year-old Penny Allyson Behr was walking in between two cabins in Yellowstone when