Thursday, June 25, 2015

Intelligence, Bovine Style: a True Story

There was going to be a storm. The air was heavy with moisture and the clouds were bearing down on the fields and woods.
The cows ambled across the field in an orderly line and collected under the branches of a large tree to shelter from the impending rain. 
But the spread of its branches wasn't wide enough for all of them to fit underneath, so a line of cows sensibly crossed the field to another tree.
All of them.
They huddled underneath its branches, but the tree wasn't large enough to shelter the whole herd, so a line of them crossed back to the original tree.
All of them.
But the spread of its branches...

1 comment:

a weather man said...

Where did the impending storm take place! (It didn't happen in Barnet)