Rescue launched to save cow in Aberdeen Harbour

Rescuers try to get to the cow at Aberdeen Harbour

Rescue teams have been launched at Aberdeen harbour after a cow fell into the water.

The coastguard reported the incident at 8.45am this morning and described it as ‘exceptionally unusual’.

It is believed the cow fell in near to where the Shetland ferry departs.

Cow water in Aberdeen Harbour. Picture credit: Fraser Graham, Twitter
Cow water in Aberdeen Harbour. Picture credit: Fraser Graham, Twitter

Aberdeen coastguard spokesman said: “We don’t know how it got in the harbour, we have got the Aberdeen inshore lifeboat there, assisting with harbour vessels trying to get it out. Just now they’re at the Round House at Pocra Quay. We were called at 8.35am.”

Cow water in Aberdeen Harbour.
Cow water in Aberdeen Harbour.

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