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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
    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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