Pregnant cow rescued from well

CASTRO VALLEY, CA (CNN) - Holy cow! Crews made an unusual rescue in California Thursday, pulling a pregnant cow that got stuck in a 12-foot well to safety.

Rescuers had to drain the well, climb down into it and strap a harness onto the animal. After that, a crane got to work, gently lifting the cow out of the well.

A veterinarian gave the cow a thumbs-up and she's reportedly back in a field grazing.

A barrier has been placed around the well.

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