Cattle raised at the U.S. Meat Animal Research Center in Clay Center, Neb. A New York Times investigation of animal suffering at the federal research center has prompted a USDA review. Nati Harnik/AP hide caption

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A man with a cow in Dong Thap province in southern Vietnam. He got the cow from Heifer International — as well as training and resources to care for it. Courtesy of Juleen Lapporte hide caption

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