Hunting for a story to inspire your outdoor exploits this season?
Look no further than that of 95-year-old Laura Wood, who recently downed
a 600-pound cow moose near Grand Falls-Windsor, Newfoundland and
Labrador. The mother of four from Yarmouth County, Nova Scotia, felled
the moose with a single shot, garnering national media attention in the
According to a story in The Toronto Star,
Wood has been hunting for 79 years, and tried six years ago for a
Newfoundland moose but went home empty handed. Not this time. She
apparently rose at 4:30 am each morning to battle bad weather and boggy
conditions before nailing the moose on the last day of her hunt. And
she’s ever humble about it.