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This summer there have been five bison attacks in Yellowstone National Park, the result of visitors taking selfies with bison in the background. Today on Fresh Air, an interview with author Sarah Miller. Her recent book, Bison Selfies, is a brave exploration into this new phenomenon. In this interview we discuss selfies, bison, and the American consciousness.
This article originally appeared in Jezebel in July, 2015. Sarah Miller writes for theawl.com, newyorker.com, time.com, thecut.com and others. She is not actually writing a book about bison selfies.
The Fresh Air music is by The Microscopic Septet