Analyses | Environment and energy | 2017-06-12 | Sing Tao

Handling stray cattle in the urban fringes



Urbanisation of Hong Kong has transformed not only the city, but also the natural habitats of animals. Many cattle and buffalo ploughing in paddy fields in the past are now left in the urban fringes, struggling to adapt to the new environment, and sometimes even getting killed in traffic accidents. There may be no perfect way to protect stray cattle from human activities, but are there any ways for city dwellers to live in harmony with these stray cattle?

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