Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Coco the Cow Hops Fence, Evades Capture: 'I've Never Had One Do That'

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Coco the Cow Hops Fence, Evades Capture: 'I've Never Had One Do That'

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Coco the cow on the lam after hopping fence

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CONCEPTION BAY SOUTH, N.L. - A Newfoundland farmer is on the lookout for an escaped cow that hopped his farm's fence last Thursday.

Coco was last spotted on Saturday, two days after she leapt over the fence and escaped the farm in Conception Bay South, 30 kilometres west of St. John's.

"I've had cows for my lifetime and I've never had one do that," said farmer Barry Scott.

He is asking the public not to approach the 450-kilogram black cow as the search continues.

"She's not a little pup or anything, she's a fairly big animal," Scott said.

One man was hurt in a tussle with Coco on Saturday afternoon as he tried to catch her.

Scott was on his way when Coco again evaded capture, and he and his family have been searching for her since. …

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