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Cows in a bad mood

I’ve been staying with my sister in rural upstate New York.

This morning, I was riding my bike past a field of grazing cows. One of them must have gotten spooked by the bike, because suddenly as a group they began lumbering disgruntledly away from me, further up the meadow. It was a halfhearted stampede: they seemed more annoyed than scared.

When they got about 50 yards away, they turned, as one, and looked down at me with aloof frowns. I continued biking along the road and yelled up at them, “I’m big and I’m bad!”

Unimpressed, they began grazing again.