The worst job in the world?

June 14, 2006

It turns out live sex shows of bulls mounting a simulated cow have become a big attraction at an agricultural exhibition in New Zealand. The fake ‘cow’ — a small go-kart with natural cowhide on its roof — was developed to collect semen from bulls. .

But here’s the thing. The go-kart is driven by a human operator, and that just doesn’t sound like such a great job, especially when you have to print up business cards that say “Semen-collecting fake cow driver.” And then there are those awkward moments at dinner parties, when the person next to you asks, “So, what do you do?” 

bull300.jpgA lot of bull… A fighting bull crashes against a barrier during the seventh running of the bulls at San Fermin festival in Pamplona July 13, 2004. REUTERS/Pablo Sanchez

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