Portugal: cows are returning to the wild

Thousands of years ago, cows were domesticated. Now it's time for some of them to return to the wild. That's the experiment carried out by Portugal and shown in this documentary broadcasted on ARTE.

05/13/2019 4:53 PMupdated: 05/13/2019 7:28 PM
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  • Arnaud R.
    05/13/2019 17:05

    Go veganish 🌱 💪

  • Philip v.
    05/13/2019 17:26

    It have been shown many times that you can do it, New Zealand and Australia have big amount of scrub bulls as they call them. And they do just find same with the pigs, horses, sheep’s and goat. But 1000 hectares are a small place if you talk real wild live, they will have to mangene them soon. Not that I have eny problem with that just something we have to think about so I don’t end up like in Holland

  • Tdh O.
    05/13/2019 17:44

    But who is going to tell these big cows not to fart and add methane to the environment? ;)

  • Elin A.
    05/13/2019 17:48

    , Yay för kossor 😍

  • Alice L.
    05/13/2019 19:55

    Poachers will cull them ok.

  • Timmy V.
    05/13/2019 20:17

    Amor can we go here?

  • John A.
    05/13/2019 20:20

    - thought this may be of interest. Future reference. :)

  • Akemi N.
    05/13/2019 21:30

    It's an amazing effort. Congratulations! Can't wait to see the evolution of this. 😊😊😊

  • Scott H.
    05/13/2019 21:33

    That's all good but as far as I know there aren't any Wolfs in Portugal. Who or what is going to keep these herds at healthy levels?

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  • Kurt B.
    05/13/2019 23:39

    Why??? Those that are doing this are the descendants of those who made them domestic in the first go around!!! Humans occupy to much of the world for nature to be returned back to Normal !!! All we can do now is try and keep some areas for some wildlife!!! For as long as we can but eventually we mankind will kill everyone and everything!!! It’s sad but inevitable !!!!

  • Eva L.
    05/14/2019 06:53

    Are there carnivores in the area - or will culling be necessary in time?

  • Benny L.
    05/14/2019 10:35

    watch this

  • Avalon K.
    05/14/2019 14:27

    so cool

  • Joshua T.
    05/14/2019 15:44

    Wonderful, it’s essentially the rebirth of the extinct Aurochs.

  • Budok B.
    05/15/2019 09:09

    I hope someday auroch-like recessive gene resurface down the line.

  • Carla S.
    05/15/2019 12:36

    Hitler did it. SERIOUSLY he brought back the an almost replica of one through reverse breeding. Meaning no inbreeding no best traits stuff just random clean breeding ending in the original violent breed. He may have been a horrible person but he brought back a lot of extinct animals.

  • Asia W.
    05/15/2019 13:53

    I like the music

  • Iqbal T.
    05/15/2019 17:41