Cow Up In the Air – level 2
Every year, farmers in the Alps take their cattle from higher pastures to lower ground. This event is called the ´Bodenfahrt´.
This week, farmers took about 1,000 cows down the hills at the Klausen Pass in Switzerland. However, for one cow, the experience was very special.
A farmer said that the cow had problems with her leg. The animal cold not walk well for about one month. The farmer did not want to risk the cow´s health. He hired a helicopter that transported the cow down the hill.
The farmer said that it could be a stressful moment for the animal. However, he added that this is a usual way that farmers transport injured animals.
You can watch the original video in the Level 3 section.
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