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Cow With Head Stuck in Tree Is Freed by Firefighters

by Emma Ong and Cassandra Vinograd /  / Updated 
Image: Trapped cow
A cow got its head trapped in a tree in North Yorkshire, England.North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue

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It "cud" have been worse.

British firefighters were moo-ved to post pictures of an unusual animal rescue online following requests from Twitter users.

North Yorkshire Fire said crews with specialist animal-rescue gear attended to a cow who had gotten its head stuck in a tree on Sunday.

After attempting to free the cow with farm machinery and hydraulic spreaders, crews used a saw and chainsaw to release the animal.

The fire department called it a "happy ending for all."

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