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Meet the latest recruit in the war against global warming.
This Argentinian bull has a device attached to its back to prevent methane escaping when it belches.
The gas is collected from the bull's stomach through a small pipe and compressed in a canister. Every day one animal produces enough fuel to drive a car one kilometre.
According to the UN, 18% of greenhouse gas emissions are produced by livestock.
gas with no colour or odour which can be used as fuel
releases air from the stomach through the mouth noisily
metal container in the shape of a cylinder
- greenhouse gas
gases which trap heat in the earth's atmosphere, such as carbon dioxide and methane
farm animals raised for domestic use or for profit