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Does "cow tipping" actually hurt the cow?(other that psychologically)

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Cow tipping doesn't actually exist. It's a joke. – Mr.Wizard Jun 16 '14 at 18:38
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Think about it: one to two thousand pounds (450-900 kg) falling about five feet (1.5 metre)? Of course it's going to hurt the cow.

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Good luck making it fall over, though: cows are remarkably tip-resistant. – Mark Jun 17 '14 at 9:36

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