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do cows ever get struck by lightning

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When storms come, with severe lightning, does the lightning ever strike cows or horses?
Submitted: 10 years ago.
Category: Pet
Expert:  Don replied 10 years ago.

Hello friend,

Yes, farm animals do get struck by lightening unfortunately as do other animals and things. In fact some farmers actually have insurance in case that happens so they don't lose the money the cow was worth which sometimes can be over $100,000 even!

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Not a horse or a cow but even a Giraffe was killed by lightening at Disney! (see next link)