Did you know? Scotish Highland cattle!

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"Hairy cow" live in highland areas with strong winds, low temperatures, high annual rainfall and a lack of food. It's hard to find another breed of livestock that would have existed in such a harsh environment

Weight: 400-1,000kg

Top Speed: 40km/h

Life Span: 15-22 years

For centuries, these kind of animal remains unchanged. The first record of these cows were published in a book on cattle in 1885.

 

 

They can eat shrubs, as well as various coarse grass and fodder from which refuses any other cow.

Photo from Flickr users: Elias Carlsson, Richard P J Lambert, Carly Lesser, John Denham, Andrew Hill, Janne, Dan Cook

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