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I've seen here in UK demonstrations by U.S. cowboys of cutting into a herd with a larriot, and very effective it is. So many of the cowboy films show herds being driven at speed for miles, which is far from the truth. WE presumably are talking about domestic breeds rather than buffalo, even if they are roaming in a wild context. The stock would never get any ...
Another of the fore-runners was Clement Ader in France, who probably did achieve steam-powered flight before the Wrights - but only just. He also relayed operas in stereo before 1900.
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