MEET THE WOMAN THAT CONFRONTED LION
A young Indian woman was lucky to survive, doctors say, after she fought off a tiger which attacked her goat.
Rupali Meshram, 23, said when she heard the goat squawk she ran out of her house in western Maharashtra state.
She picked up a twig and smash the tiger, which then confronted her and her mother, who was also injured, saved her by drawing her inside the house.
They both sustained only minor wounds and have now been discharged from hospital. However, the goat did not survive
Ms Meshram took a selfie of her bloodied face soon after the incidence, which happened last week but has only just come to light.
Ms Meshram suffered injuries to her head, waist, legs and hands, but they were only superficial and she has been able to make a full regaining.
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They called a forest guard but the tiger had left before he arrived 30 minutes later.