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(Scotsman)   Ski resort deploys herd Highland cows on its slopes to stop avalanches, or at least to give people caught in an avalanche something soft to die on   (scotsman.com) divider line 13
    More: Interesting, highlands, avalanches, barbed wires, cattle, electric fences  
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2014-01-07 01:04:08 PM
Let's put 1000 pound mobile objects where people routinely reach speeds of over 35 mph.  What could possibly go wrong?

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2014-01-07 01:05:13 PM
They say pigs can fly
highland cattle in orbit
now those are high coos.
 
2014-01-07 01:19:02 PM
Highland cow?

"In the end, there can be only steak"?
 
2014-01-07 01:22:54 PM

Mister Buttons: Let's put 1000 pound mobile objects where people routinely reach speeds of over 35 mph.  What could possibly go wrong?

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Sonny's death was no accident.
The trees were sending a message.
 
2014-01-07 01:54:06 PM
I love stories like this, where environmentalism makes financial sense.
 
2014-01-07 01:54:34 PM
They shipped them all the way to Austria for this?  Why couldn't they just use kangaroos?
 
2014-01-07 02:30:07 PM

give me doughnuts: Mister Buttons: Let's put 1000 pound mobile objects where people routinely reach speeds of over 35 mph.  What could possibly go wrong?

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Sonny's death was no accident.
The trees were sending a message.


Still more humane than when they used Carl to send several messages.

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2014-01-07 02:42:09 PM
Hmmmm...seeing as I work at a ski area frequented by many Kansans, Texans and Nebraskans I think this might work.
/they do it with explosives now.
//They'd probably have to choose one method over the other
 
2014-01-07 02:55:35 PM

Mister Buttons: Let's put 1000 pound mobile objects where people routinely reach speeds of over 35 mph


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Emo cow don't care
 
2014-01-07 03:28:35 PM
Sounds like the start to the new SyFy movie, "Cowvalanche".
 
2014-01-07 03:34:06 PM
Trust me, subby, it would be softer to die on the rocks than on one of these cows.  Highland cattle are BAMFs.
 
2014-01-08 08:40:47 AM
only because there's not Tauntauns on Earth is all.

\I wonder how bad they smell on the inside?
 
2014-01-08 08:41:31 AM

UnrepentantApostate: Trust me, subby, it would be softer to die on the rocks than on one of these cows.  Highland cattle are BAMFs.


They teleport across dark dimensions?
 
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