Thursday, November 30, 2023


Half-ton bison’s head gets stuck in tourist’s car window

Here’s video evidence from last Sunday that you do not drive through a wild animal park with your windows open. The bison here stuck its head through the open passenger side window of a small car, most likely looking for food handout — and then couldn’t get his head back out.

It happened at Parc Oméga, east of Gatineau, near Montebello, Quebec.

“Somebody opened the window while driving and the bison put the head inside the car and I was shocked,” said Leonardo Heizer, who was at the wild animal park and captured the video below.

The bison, which weighs about half a ton, freed itself after about ten minutes with no harm to the animal or the occupants of the car. The vehicle itself didn’t fare as well: its windshield and the column between the front window and the windshield were damaged.

The park forbids park visitors from opening their windows in the bison enclosure, or feeding the animals. No word on whether the driver would be charged with a crime.

The narration is in Portuguese, which we don’t speak, so we trust it’s G rated. If not, let us know in the comments.

Thanks to CTV News in Ottawa for some of this information.

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Uncle Swags (@guest_150444)
2 years ago

I liked the soft voiced narration and classical music in the background – made it all seem like part of the tour. “Now observe the touron as it drives with its windows down because it believes it can speak with the bison…..”

Valerie Garrison (@guest_147976)
2 years ago

The man speaking in the Buffalo video is not speaking French. He is speaking Portuguese. I know this is true because I lived in Brazil and learned to speak Portuguese.

Sharon Baron (@guest_148122)
2 years ago

a beautiful language

R. Barbieri (@guest_147762)
2 years ago

He was speaking Portuguese, maybe from Brazil.

robert turcot (@guest_147626)
2 years ago

This is not french language, he is talking arabic or something else

Daniel (@guest_147955)
2 years ago
Reply to  robert turcot

Portuguese, NOT arabic.

Sue (@guest_147615)
2 years ago

Wow! You do know that French is not the only language spoken in Quebec.

G13 (@guest_147611)
2 years ago

Well, they did give a lady for not moving away from a bear and it’s cubs four days in jail. Especially if the “park forbids opening your car window”. Wonder if their insurance is going to cover stupid?

Ron T. (@guest_147678)
2 years ago
Reply to  G13

Yes insurance covers a plethora of stupid human tricks.

Steve (@guest_147596)
2 years ago

Stupid is as stupid does!

Jim Prideaux (@guest_147712)
2 years ago
Reply to  Steve

The good thing about stupid is that it serves a bad example for the rest of us.

Sharon Baron (@guest_148123)
2 years ago
Reply to  Steve

The owner of that car needs a huge fine and jail time. Windows are to be closed when in the park. Total idiots!

Eduardo Tegel (@guest_147590)
2 years ago

Hi, it’s spoken in Brazilian Portuguese and basically says, as expected: “Look what that guy managed to do, the Bison has it’s head stuck in the car’s window. The Bison is destroying the guy’s car”.

Capt. Jim (@guest_147675)
2 years ago
Reply to  Eduardo Tegel

In case no one else bothered…Thank you, Eduardo.

Daniel (@guest_147954)
2 years ago
Reply to  Eduardo Tegel

Você tem razão. É português mesmo. Do Brasil mesmo.
You’re right. It’s Brazilian Portuguese, NOT FRENCH

Dr4Film (@guest_147577)
2 years ago

You can’t fix STUPID!

John Koenig (@guest_147804)
2 years ago
Reply to  Dr4Film

DEATH “fixes” stupid. Sadly, if often takes WAY too long.

Get good pictures of episodes like this and post them at park entrances. That will get many people’s attention.

Ginette (@guest_147574)
2 years ago

This is not French.

Jim Prideaux (@guest_147717)
2 years ago
Reply to  Ginette

It not about what the cameraman was speaking. It’s about the Bison. The Bison was cussing in French. And with good reason!

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