She turned lion hunters to lion defenders, was slept on by a lion, and got a dentist to work on a leopard - quite a story!
This 81-year-old Lebanese woman organized her own all-female recycling team, partly to empower the women, and "partly because she thought they would do a better job."
Famous for her spirited interpretation of profanity-heavy rap songs, this woman has gone viral many times for her performances.
This 98-year-old yoga master continues to practice yoga, teaching students and performing poses like a woman a quarter her age.
When Japan's seaweed production suffered a crippling year, this scientist's work on commercial cultivation helped save the entire nation.