Gun-Toting Granny “Plasters” Black Bear

I can only hope to be as deadly--and feisty--at 87 as Newfoundland's Cecilia Smith, who after taking her second spring bear of the year, told The Montreal Gazette, "He was right near me, only 25 or 30 feet away. And I said 'I got a bear in a snare.' Well, I ran and got my gun and I plastered him."