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Old and the new - Rural manager Rachel Brodie with one of the tiny saplings next to a fallen oak.<br />
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A herd of British white cattle is being returned to help manage ancient woodland on the Blenheim Estate.<br />
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Some 45 cattle, including 21 cows, 23 calves and Sebastian the bull, have been released into High Park, a wooded area of the Oxfordshire estate that was originally created by King Henry I as a deer park in the 12th century. <br />
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It is the first time the woods have been grazed by livestock for more than a century and it is hoped their re-introduction will encourage new tree growth.