Wednesday, January 11, 2006

"Happy Cow" Granted Clemency

A US cow that escaped last week from a Montana slaughterhouse, leading workers and police on a six-hour chase, would be spared following a wave of popular support, officials said Del Morris, manager of Mickey's Packing Plant in Great Falls, said he decided to let the cow live the instant he saw it cross the Missouri River through Great Falls.

Town residents will now decide through a telephone poll whether the cow will remain a resident of Montana, where it will live out its life on pastureland surrounding the packing plant, or be shipped to an animal sanctuary in Seattle.

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