Howling murder: Russian grandma kills wolf with axe


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Who'd win in a fight - a wolf or a Russian grandmother? That's no hypothetical anymore, as it's been reported that 56-year-old Aishat Maksudova, out herding sheep and cattle, murdered a wolf with an axe.

Gawker has given Maksudova the title of "Most Badass Person in Russia", after her tale of the fight was reported by Sky News.

"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.