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Cambodia widow sees dead husband in five-month-old calf

12:00pm BST - 01:25

Cambodia's latest social media sensation is a five-month-old calf believed by a villager to be the reincarnation of her dead husband. Rough Cut - no reporter narration

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CAPTIONED ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) Khim Hang, 74, said up to 100 people a day visit her home in northeast Kratie province to see the calf she said behaves very similar to her husband, Tol Khut, who died more than a year ago. The young cow was born in March and has attracted a strong following on social media. Once inside the wooden house, the calf is fed, washed and put to bed with a fluffy pillow once used by Tol Khut. Cambodia is 95 percent Buddhist and many believe the soul of a person is reincarnated after death.

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Cambodia widow sees dead husband in five-month-old calf

12:00pm BST - 01:25