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Monday, 18 August 2008

Cowboy or cowgirl wanted: Dorset nature reserve set to revive tradition in the UK

A nature reserve is hunting a cowboy or cowgirl to help conserve rare heathland and revive the cow-herding tradition in the UK.

Grazing cows will help protect Studland Heath in Dorset by stopping it from becoming overgrown with trees such as birch, willow and pine.

But an increasing number of visitors to the beauty spot mean the animals can not roam freely as they did up until the early 20th century.

READ MORE - Source: The Daily Mail, Monday 18th August 2008

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