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Animal Corner — Scottish Highlander

If you've driven through our park, then you may have noticed a bull with a thick, shaggy orange coat. He is our Scottish Highlander, which is a breed of cattle from Scotland that lives very close to the Arctic Circle. Their coat is so thick and strong so they can live comfortably in the very cold, sometimes mountainous areas where they live. Because many Scottish Highlanders live on snowy mountains,…

Animal Corner — Giant Flemish Rabbits

Giant Flemish Rabbits are a breed of rabbit that truly live up to their name! They typically grow up to 32 inches long -- nearly three whole feet! They can also weigh between 14 and 20 pounds. Their ears can also be very long, too. In fact, when their ears are standing straight up, they are up to eight inches in length! Researchers believe the earliest Giant Flemish Rabbits date…