A woman saved her husband from a tiger attack when she hit the animal multiple times on the head with a ladle, the Star Tribune reported Sunday.
The attack occurred in Northern Malaysia in the jungle settlement of the Jahai tribe, according to News.com. Apparently the man was attacked by the tiger as he was hunting squirrels, screaming and causing his wife to run out and hit the tiger with a ladle. The animal ran off after she repeatedly struck it on the head.
At first the man tried to climb a tree, but the tiger dragged him down. "I was terrified and I used all my strength to punch the animal in the face, but it would not budge," the man said, "it would have clawed me to death if my wife had not arrived." He was taken to the hospital with lacerations to his face and legs, but is in good condition.