An injured cow was flown by helicopter in Switzerland on Tuesday during what is known as the "Bodenfahrt", with farmers moving over 1,000 cattle from the higher pastures of the Klausen Pass back to the lower Alps near Urnerboden.
WHEN COWS FLY: A Swiss farmer decided to use a helicopter to airlift one of his beloved bovines down the mountain. The farmer says the cow had been walking with a limp and he didn't want to risk further injury to the animal. https://t.co/HSjcKh5oy6 pic.twitter.com/5qZgRdcWWs— ABC News (@ABC) August 19, 2020
In a heartwarming gesture, a farmer hailing from Switzerland decided to get its cow airlifted as the bovine was walking with a limp. He got the cow airlifted by a helicopter from a mountain in Swiss Alps as he did not want to cause further injury to the animal.
A video of the incident showing the cow suspended in the air as it is airlifted by a helicopter set the social media abuzz. Netizens hailed the farmer for his benevolence.