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Florida woman fights off wild bobcat

May 13, 2008 7:43:16 AM PDT
A Florida woman is recovering after being attacked by a bobcat on Tuesday.Elaine Grace was walking her dog on a trail in Tallahassee when the animal jumped out from behind the bushes.

"I just grabbed it around the throat and held it down and screamed and screamed and screamed," she said.

Grace managed to wrestle it to the ground until help arrived.

She suffered some scratches and bite wounds to her shoulder and chest but is otherwise OK.

The bobcat will have to be put down.


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