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Cows are being potty trained - to save the planet | SWNS

It could slash emissions of ammonia, the greenhouse gas produced by the beasts' waste say scientists. Researchers found they learn the habit quicker than a human tot and the technique could reduce the environmental impact of dairy farming. Stalls called MooLoos prompt calves to relieve themselves - for treats. Animal psychologist Dr Jan Langbein said: "It's usually assumed cattle are not capable of controlling defecation or urination. "Cattle, like many other animals or farm animals, are quite clever and they can learn a lot. "Why shouldn't they be able to learn how to use a toilet?" The German team worked backwards - by releasing a feeding bowl if the calves urinated in the latrine. #Cows #Enviornment #Experiment #Science ** This content is being managed by SWNS. To licence for editorial or commercial use please contact licensing@swns.com 0117 9066550** Subscribe to our channel to be the first to see our viral, breaking news videos. Twitter.com/swns Instagram.com/swns
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