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Russian Grandma Fights Wolf With Bare Hands, Kills It With Axe

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By HVnews on November 16, 2012

What did you do today? Maybe you went to work. Maybe you picked up the dry cleaning. Maybe you stubbed your toe. Maybe you crossed the street when a nefarious character appeared around a darkened corner.

Chances are, you didn’t have as eventful a day as Aishat Maksudova.

The 56-year-old heard the cry of a calf being attacked and rushed to scare off the wolf but it turned on her.
“I was not even frightened. I stood like this, holding an axe like this. And the wolf, with an open mouth suddenly jumped on me. Jumped like that. The wolf clawed at my leg and I wanted to hit him with the axe,” Ms Maksudova said.
In a reversal of the Little Red Riding Hood fairy tale where a granddaughter saves her grandmother from being eaten by a wolf, this Russian grandmother took fate in her own hands.
“When I raised my arm up like this, the wolf was just holding my hand. Trying to claw my hand. I wanted to open his mouth and put my fist all the way there, all the way to his throat. But I could not open him.
“So I just left my hand, and the wolf was just clawing into it, pulling on it, pulling away like this. And then I took the axe and hit him on his head,” she said.

Wait, here’s the real story: She’s only 56?

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Ahhh, Russia, the successor to Japan as the most WTF Nation on earth, a magical land where everyone has a dash cam in their car, the moose suck at Frogger, nobody can park, Kurt Cobain lives and high-ranking officials give cats as presents to Conan O’Brien look-alikes.

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[Sky News via Gawker]
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