A Ninilchik woman mauled by a bear not far from the home where she lives alone spent three nights and two days lost and disoriented before being discovered sitting on a road waiting for a rescue, reports the Homer News.
As the bear bit at her feet and legs, [Tony] Frazier-Scheffler fought back with a stick. "I poked it in the eye and it got off me. Then it bit me again," she said.Frazier-Scheffler continued to beat the animal with the only weapon she had, losing her eyeglasses and slippers during the struggle. Then the animal took off, leaving Frazier-Scheffler painfully wounded and dazed.
"It was pretty intense," she said of the fight.
Her problems weren't over, however. Following the encounter, Frazier-Scheffler was disoriented. She recalled wandering in the creek, crossing it and realizing she was lost.
Read more at the Homer News: Bear encounter sends Ninilchik woman to hospital