Udderly strange: Cows seek shelter on Houston lawn as heat scorches Texas
Temperatures reached 105 degrees Sunday at George Bush Intercontinental Airport in Houston, according to the NWS
HOUSTON, Texas – It's not every day you see cattle grazing under the shade of a tree in a suburban Houston neighborhood.
But when record-high temperatures hit the region, anyone and everyone will go to the udder-limits to find shade.
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Rosalind Hobgood was shocked when she opened her front door Sunday to find a small herd of cows grazing under the trees on her lawn. The Houston homeowner was getting ready to take a nap when she saw a white cow pass by her window. And as she went to investigate she saw three more cattle outside her front door.
"He turned my table over. Go! Go! Go somewhere! Bye!" Hobgood yells in footage recorded by her doorbell camera.
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Hobgood said her neighbors sympathized with the cows and gave them water while they waited for police to arrive. Authorities eventually followed the herd through a park.
Temperatures reached 105 degrees Sunday at George Bush Intercontinental Airport in Houston, according to the National Weather Service, which broke a 1909 record of 101 degrees.
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