TITLE

Confident cow walks again

PUB. DATE
March 1992
SOURCE
New Scientist;3/7/92, Vol. 133 Issue 1811, p14
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on a contraption invented by Patrick Wiltshire called a bovine `zimmer' frame, or Cow Walker. Why he built it; Description.
ACCESSION #
9203303077

 

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