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MANSFIELD (CBSDFW.COM) – A prize longhorn is on the loose in Mansfield and officials are asking for the public’s help in finding her.

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The heifer, “Sand Dollar Honey Butter,” is part of the Mansfield ISD’s Future Farmers of America. She got loose as her handlers were unloading her from a trailer at the Ben Barber Agricultural Barn. She smashed through a fence, ran into a thicket and hasn’t been seen since.

Kristi Chambliss with the district said she is less than a year old and worth $5,000.

“It was slated for a student who was a senior in high school” she said. “She could have been one of the top placing calves that could have won her scholarship money.”

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That student — Kendall Gregg — has spent days searching for Sand Dollar Honey Butter.

“I just keep hoping that every time I turn a corner she’s right there. So far that hasn’t happened. Hoping, praying that… it does soon,” said Gregg.

She’s working with the Mansfield Fire Department, which used its heat-seeking drone to search for the animal Wednesday to no avail.

Chambliss has asked anyone who may see the animal to call police immediately.

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