And despite the chilly temperatures, Arsenault said it was even swimming around at one point.'There were no stairs for it to get out,' she explained.Her team thinks the cow got into the pool accidentally, and said it was lucky it didn't drown.Many parts of the ship are open to visitors, including the main deck, two gun turrets, and a number of interior compartments.Visitors must pay an admission fee, and self-guided tours of the ship typically take around two hours.Eventually the cow was out and safe at home with its owner by 1pm.'In my seven years here, this is the first one we've gotten out of a pool, but we have had some unusual rescues,' Arsenault said.420 Anderson St, Durham, NC 27708, Phone: 919-684-3698 Weekend Getaways, Attractions and Free things to do near me: CA, NY, From NYC, LA, SF, Ohio, TX, FL, PA, FL, CO, SC, TX, NC, Romantic, NJ, Anniversary, CA, DC, Seattle, San Diego, Sanibel Island, AZ, Denver, SC, Dallas, Seattle, Poconos Vacations, NC, New Orleans, Miami points of interest, NJ, OC, Tampa, FL beaches, Orlando, Montauk, FL, GA The North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences in Raleigh was the first museum to ever be established in North Carolina, and it is the largest natural science museum on the Southeast.The museum is made up of four components: the Nature Exploration Center (also known as NEC), the Nature Research Center, the Prairie Ridge Ecostation, and the North Carolina Museum of Forestry.
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A North Carolina man had to call Animal Control on Wednesday after finding an 800-pound cow in his family's back-yard swimming pool.
Burt Thornburg, who owns the pool in Newton, about 40 miles northwest of Charlotte, spotted his guest when he looked out his window because he thought he'd heard something fall into the pool.
Burt Thornburg (left), who owns the pool, called 911 after finding the cow.
Jenna Arsenault (right), the county's chief Animal Control officer, said when they arrived they found the cow staring at them from inside the pool Once they were able to get the animal's two front legs stabilized on the concrete, she said everyone started pulling.