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Cow brought to Perth Parliament House goes awol

Winston and Clementine visited PR event at Parliament House in Perth The cattle will be sold to raise funds for anti-depression initiative  Winston broke free of his handler outside Parliament House 

By Peter Devlin For Daily Mail Australia

Published: 07:17 BST, 14 September 2017 | Updated: 07:44 BST, 14 September 2017

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A publicity event linked to RUOK Day has taken a wild turn with a steer breaking clear of his handler at Parliament House in Perth and run off around the building.

The steer called Winston, and Clementine the cow, were presented on the lawns outside parliament on Thursday as part of a promotion for the mental health initiative RUOK?

Winston took fright when he was being draped with a ribbon, and broke clear of his burly handler in front of stunned onlookers, and careered off down the street.

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A publicity event linked to RUOK Day has taken a wild turn with a steer breaking clear of his handler at Parliament House in Perth and taking off down the street

A publicity event linked to RUOK Day has taken a wild turn with a steer breaking clear of his handler at Parliament House in Perth and taking off down the street

He ran around Parliament House as his handler and a media pack followed.

Winston's handler eventually managed to lead him back to the media conference but that was when Clementine let loose with a long stream of urine on the grass.

Regional Affairs Minister Alannah MacTiernan remarked 'that cow's pissing it in.'

The owner of the cows, Dardanup farmer Peter Milton said: 'It was Winston's first day out of the shed in three

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