Tuesday, 11. March 2014 - 07:03
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This job's the pits.
Firefighters had to haul this dozy cow from a massive cess pit in Seckau, Austria, after the half ton heifer tumbled in.
Nearly 30 firemen using oxygen breathing tanks, a crane, and powerful pumps to part empty the pit struggled for more than three hours to winch the trapped cow to safety.
The cow - named Flocke, or fluffball in German - was put back in her field after the firefighters hosed her clean.
"Believe me, this is one of the jobs they don't tell you about in the recruitment campaigns," said one.
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