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No Buts About It, Bull Is Responsible For Scottish Town's Power Outage

STEVE INSKEEP, HOST:

Good morning. I'm Steve Inskeep. When hundreds of homes in a Scottish town lost power this month, residents might have suspected a downed tree or wind. But the culprit was Ron, a bull suffering from what his owner Hazel describes as an itchy bum. Hoping to scratch the itch, Ron rubbed against a utility pole, knocking out a transformer box. Hazel says her beloved bovine is oblivious, but she's thinking of renaming him Sparky. Transcript provided by NPR, Copyright NPR.