Zucchini-Wielding Woman Frightens Bear

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A woman in Montana discovered a black bear attacking her dog. She screamed to divert the bear's attention and then the bear charged at her. She ran inside and found a weapon. On the kitchen counter was a zucchini from her garden. She threw it and bopped the bear on the head. It fled.

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The harvest came just in time for a Montana woman. She discovered a black bear attacking her dog. She screamed to divert the bear's attention, which worked too well, since the bear charged at her. The woman jumped in her house and found a weapon. Right there on the kitchen counter was a zucchini from her garden. She threw it and bopped the bear on the head. Apparently the bear doesn't like zucchini, because it turned around and fled.

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