A husband who saved his 60-year-old wife from the jaws of a cougar by spearing it to death has been praised by others who believe the same animal tried to attack them.
Reacting swiftly to his wife’s screams, the unidentified man grabbed a boar spear and stabbed the animal several times until it fled. It was later found dead nearby.
The woman’s skull was reportedly crushed by the animal and part of her scalp was missing, according to one of the rescue team.
Now other residents in the western Canadian island have come forward saying they believe the same aggressive animal tried to attack them.
Troy Haddock, maritime coordinator with the Joint Rescue Co-ordination Centre, in Victoria, told the Vancouver Sun the wife suffered several puncture wounds, including on her head and scalp.
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