Why cows sometimes attack people

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Duress, overprotective behaviour over a newly birthed calf and not having horns are some of the reasons that a cow could bite — but not eat — a human, according to government veterinary specialist Dr Vusumzi Rozani.

Rozani was speaking to The Herald on Monday after reports that a Qumbu woman, Zininzi Mthethandaba, died after being bitten by a cow on her way to visit her father on December 21. ..

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