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Scientists ‘potty train’ cows to reduce greenhouse gas emissions

SCMP, 15 Sep 2021
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Scientists trying to reduce greenhouse gas emissions have successfully toilet trained cows. Ammonia from the animals’ urine breaks down into nitrous oxide, a greenhouse gas, when it mixes with soil. But researchers find that can be prevented if cows use a designated toilet where their urine is collected and treated. They have successfully taught 11 cows to use the “MooLoo”.

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