painted eyes on cattle’s butt

cow ass draw eye


endangered african lions would kill cattle sometimes, to prevent conflict between farmers and lions, scientists decided to paint eyes on cow’s butts! lions are less likely to attack an animal if they think they are being watched. to test this idea, they take 62 cattle and painted eyes on 1/3 of them, after 10 weeks, only 3 of the cows without painted eyes were killed by lions.

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