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Animal Corner – Bison

[caption id="attachment_5309" align="alignleft" width="267"] Credit: Schmidt[/caption] Buffalo, also called Bison, used to number in the millions here in America. They used to roam freely across the Great Plains and were vitally important to the indigenous people, who revered these amazing animals. Now days bison are far fewer in number, but still considered a majestic animal that's symbolic of the West. Bison are heavyweight that can weigh over 2,000 pounds and…

Animal Corner – The Vietnamese Potbelly Pig

Everyone is familiar with the standard pig found on farms across America, but did you know that the Vietnamese potbelly pig belongs to the same species?  These guys, however, have been bred to have certain characteristics, giving them their trademark look.  The average between 100 to 200 pounds and they stand just 16 to 20 inches tall. Native to Vietnam, these guys are popular as pets because they tend to…

Animal Corner – The Unique Ostrich

Ostriches are unique looking flightless birds that come all the way from Africa. They are large in size with long powerful legs and extra long necks, making them very tall. They also have unusual faces and beaks, giving them a memorable appearance! They are the largest species of bird living today and they also lay the largest eggs, which can weigh over 3 pounds each! If an ostrich feels they…