Investigations by Animals Australia over the past decade have uncovered the cruelty these animals so often suffer. "Millions of cattle, sheep and goats have endured long sea journeys, often only to face shocking abuse and fully conscious slaughter in countries with no effective animal welfare laws in place," Animals Australia explains.
After jumping for her life, the cow swam to shore, where people were waiting to recapture her. But as soon as she touched solid ground, she sprinted away.
The cow eluded capture for over 24 hours.
Finally, on Monday afternoon, she was found and recaptured over three miles away from where she first escaped.