Cow attacks in Swiss mountains spark concerns

23rd July 2010, Comments 0 comments

A recent rash of deadly attacks by cows on Swiss mountain pastures raises questions about safety for hikers. Experts insist the chances of such dangerous encounters are rare, but a spokeswoman for Switzerlands cattle industry says the expansion of the beef industry has changed the nature of the countrys herds, and farmers are being encouraged to cooperate more with hiking groups to minimize problems.

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