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Britain Today: Cow watching.



A HERD of cows will have their every moo-ve monitored by satellite during a unique conservation experiment.

The blue grey and beef shorthorn Beef Shorthorn

the beef variety of the shorthorn breed of cattle.
 cows are being fitted with electronic collars containing a Global Positioning System Global Positioning System: see navigation satellite.
Global Positioning System (GPS)

Precise satellite-based navigation and location system originally developed for U.S. military use.
 (GPS) in a pilot scheme to help preserve rare vegetation.

The equipment - which is more commonly used to study wild animals WILD ANIMALS. Animals in a state of nature; animals ferae naturae. Vide Animals; Ferae naturae.  - will be able to pinpoint the exact position of the cattle at any one time. The herd of 50 cows grazes on 200 hectares in the Ingleborough National Nature Reserve in North Yorkshire North Yorkshire, county (1991 pop. 698,800), 3,209 sq mi (8,313 sq km), N England. The county comprises the districts of Craven, Hambleton, Harrogate, Richmondshire, Ryedale, Scarborough, Selby, and York. .
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Publication:The Journal (Newcastle, England)
Date:Aug 29, 2007
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