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Brigitte Bardot supports renegade cow

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Brigitte Bardot supports renegade cow
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A cow has escaped a slaughterhouse in the Alps and has been on the run since last week. Brigitte Bardot's animal welfare foundation says it wants to give the renegade cow a home. 

 

Ten days after her escape, the renegade cow has yet to be found. On July 2nd, the cow was being herded into a slaughterhouse in Bonneville, in the Alps, when it bolted at death’s door and fled staff. 

French police have unsuccessfully combed the area around the slaughterhouse to find her. 

On the internet, many people have rallied in support of the cow in recent days, calling for her life to be spared, daily Le Parisien reports. 

"I think this cow is a symbol. She shows that animals have emotions, a conscience. She fled because she knew she was going to die. Today we should fight for her, to save her," web-user Stéphanie writes online. 

"There would be no point in killing her anyway. Her meat can no longer be sold because she has escaped the traditional farming processes," adds Sébastien, according to Le Parisien.

The Brigitte Bardot Foundation, which campaigns for animal rights, has responded to these calls and says it would like to take care of the renegade cow. It says it has a field in Normandy that could welcome the cow.

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