Cows bathe alongside nudists at one of Sweden's beaches. File photo (not the beach referred to in the article)Stas_K/Depositphotos

Cows permitted to bathe at Swedish nudist beach
Nudist bathers in Småland, southern Sweden, complained to the municipality after they found themselves sharing their local swimming spot with local cows.

But the cattle have just as much right to be there as the human visitors, staff at Växjö municipality’s culture and leisure department decided.

Nudists who use the dedicated beach and swimming spot at Stora Pene, Växjö, had complained that the animals’ presence was unhygienic and could pose a health risk.

Cows bathe alongside nudists at one of Sweden's beaches.Stas_K/Depositphotos
Cows bathe alongside nudists at one of Sweden’s beaches. File photo (not the beach referred to in the article)

The municipality cited Sweden’s extreme heat over recent months as one of the reasons landowners needed to be able to bring cows and other animals to the beach in order to cool down.

Sweden’s summer heatwave and prolonged drought has seen farmers across Sweden struggle to find food for their livestock, with some forced to send animals to slaughter early as a result. Continued…Read full original article…

Source: The Local

Original publication 8 August 2018

Posted on NatCorn 4 weeks ago

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