Police Officers Use AC/DC's 'Hell's Bells' to Herd Cattle Off the Road

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Angus Young of AC/DC performs during the Rock Or Bust Tour at the at Wells Fargo Center on Sept. 20, 2016 in Philadelphia. 

If it's one thing we've learned recently, it's that animals don't really like rock music.

The Gallatin County Sheriff’s Office in Montana shared a picture via Facebook on Tuesday (Sept. 11) of a massive bison blocking the road in oncoming traffic.

"Being a deputy around West Yellowstone comes with unusual duties, including herding bison off the highway so no one gets hurt," the post reads. "When deputies respond to a bison on the road, they turn on lights and siren and encourage the animal to leave the road with an air horn."

The post then added a funny detail: "With a reluctant bison, they’ve been known to play AC/DC’s Hell’s Bells over the speakers – that usually seems to work."

The story is hilariously similar to another incident in which rock music was used to ward off unwanted animals. At the beginning of August, a woman in Vancouver, British Columbia, scared a cougar away by blasting "Don't Tread on Me" by Metallica on her phone.


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