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Runaway cow now wanted alive, not dead

The Local · 26 Aug 2011, 15:27

Published: 26 Aug 2011 15:27 GMT+02:00

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The district office in Mühldorf am Inn, the Bavarian town responsible for the area where Yvonne is on the run, decided on Friday to not renew the general shooting permit it had issued on her. Only three experts are allowed to use a stun gun, should they find Yvonne, a spokeswoman said.

The hunting permit was issued after Yvonne had run across a road in front of a police car, causing officials to deem her a danger to traffic.

Two weeks ago, though, the license was suspended, in agreement with worried veterinary services and the animal sanctuary Mühldorf Aiderbichl, which purchased the cow and intends to put her out to pasture - once she’s caught, that is.

Officials now say the cow poses no acute risk for road traffic.

Representatives of the Aiderbichl sanctuary have tried, so far in vain, to catch the cow with high-profile efforts, including using other animals to try to lure her out of hiding.

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Your comments about this article

22:22 August 26, 2011 by Flint
Where in the world could you find some people who can ride horses and lasso a cow? I wonder, I wonder.
23:13 August 26, 2011 by Englishted
It is the world's most powerful woman,on holiday .
00:30 August 27, 2011 by Bigfoot76
Flint be careful, George W. Bush may leave his Texas ranch for a shot at lassoing this illusive bovine. Then Bayern is really in trouble.
02:21 August 27, 2011 by Takoda
I love Yvonne. She's very smart and I hope she will make her way!
16:23 August 27, 2011 by Gretl
Cow Independence Now! Stop Unwanted Pregnancies! My Body, My Milk! Yvonne, the first German Cow Rights Activist.
16:45 August 27, 2011 by iseedaftpeople
why does this somehow remind me of a couple of South Park episodes... you'll know what I mean if you watch that show...
17:32 August 27, 2011 by nparry
The Emasculation of Germany is now complete. This so-called Fatherland is unable to capture a cow! This is the end of your civilization. The best you can do now is to live out your lives imitating Americans and throwing empty beer bottles at each other.
09:39 August 30, 2011 by Lemon1987
Someone please find the Nemo....In my humble opinion Yvonne became the head of a wolfpack roaming the deepest forests .
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