Category: Uncategorized

Animal Corner — The Peacock

[caption id="attachment_1029" align="alignleft" width="300"] Photo Credit: Wouter Beckers[/caption] What comes to mind when you think of a peacock? You likely think about the brightly colored and decorative plumage of the male peafowl. There are two Asiatic and one African species of peafowl. Only the males get the colorful feathers, the females are generally grey or brown. Peacocks have a long train of feathers in bright, iridescent colors. They can display…

Belted Galloway

Belted Galloway These cows are commonly referred to as "Police Car Cows" or "Oreo Cows" because of the white "Belt" around their otherwise completely black body. They originated in Southwest Scotland. Belted Galloways have a life span of approximately 25 years.