All your trains are belong to us, mooed the the herd as they derailed a train in Kent, England. You'd think the Brits would know better than to let their cattle hang out around the tracks, but you'd be wrong. As a matter of fact, their approaches to animal management in general leave a great deal to be desired; given their rather lengthy head-start on the Yanks, it was quite astonishing to see just how antiquated they are in that regard when compared to U.S. standards.
Below, the bovine terrorists gloat over their target.
Meanwhile, the Swiss Army flew choppers into France a few days ago, much to the consternation of local authorities and fishermen.
Their mission: to grab water from a French lake for thirsty Swiss cows.
The aerial operation to scoop up water caught authorities responsible for Rousses Lake in the Jura mountains by surprise last Thursday. The helicopters also startled swimmers and fishermen enjoying the beaches of the lake in eastern France.
Christophe Mathez, deputy mayor of the Les Rousses commune, said officials had "no idea this operation would occur" — and that the Swiss neither requested authorization or nor warned before descending.
Swiss media reported that the country's military did ask for permission — but from the French air force, not local authorities or the police.
Apparently, the French have some internal communication issues, but the Swiss suspended operations to give them all time to sort things out.