ONLY IN TEXAS: Bad@ss Cowboys Save 200 Cattle from Alligator Infested Waters, Leading Them 70 MILES to Safety

Published on June 1, 2015

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Texas cowboys saved the day as they helped to rescue 200 cattle from the rising alligator infested waters by leading them 70 miles to safety. This is a sight to see – here are the pictures.

In a scene worthy of an old western film, a group of cowboys, along with Texas law enforcement, rescued about 200 cattle on Sunday after they became stranded by flooding in the Trinity River.

When nearly 1,800 acres of dry land dwindled down to 50 as a result of severe flooding in Dayton, a heard of cattle became surrounded by water at the Liberty Bell Ranch with no escape, KPRC reports.

So, law enforcement and the group of cowboys led the animals more than 70 miles, swimming and walking, away from the rising, alligator infested waters, KHOU reports.

Read more: Daily Mail

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