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Bull elk can be extremely dangerous during Yellowstone’s elk rut

The elk rut has begun in Yellowstone National Park, and officials are reminding you to be alert as bull elk can be extremely dangerous.

Elk have severely injured people as the animal can run quickly and may change direction without warning.

Remember to keep at least 25 yards from elk at all times.

If an elk charges you, find shelter in your vehicle or behind a tall, sturdy barrier as quickly as possible.

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