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The lies in a cows eyes, and stripes!

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The new Boiling Point Podcast is out – cow special! Nick and Cat are joined by carnivore conservationist, Cam Radford who works on the i-cow project in Botswana.

Segment 1 (Nick) – How do you reduce the amount of flies landing on a cow? Paint stripes on them!
 
Segment 2 (Cam Radford) – How do you protect cattle from predation in Africa? Paint eyes on their bum and they will be left in peace, most of the time at least.
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Listen in to the stories about striped and ‘eyed’ cows:
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Sources:
https://www.bees.unsw.edu.au/cameron-radford
 
https://www.bbc.com/news/world-africa-37316573
 
https://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0223447

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