January 3, 2011

"Panda Cow" Born in Colorado

A natural wonder in Larimer County Colorado, as a miniature cow has been born with the rare markings that make up a cow known as a "panda cow."

The calf was named Ben, and has black and white marks that make him resemble a cute little panda bear. This is a rare occurance for a cow and makes him quite a prized farm animal. Reportedly there are less than 25 of these in the entire world.

The owner of Ben the Panda Cow also has a rare miniature Kangaroo on his land, which is a hobby farm and not something he runs as a business. But he will certainly get lots of attention for this rare and beautiful bit of livestock!

"Panda Cow" Born in Colorado

A rare miniature cow with markings similar to a panda bear was born on a farm in northern Colorado. The so-called "panda cow" born in Larimer County is thought to be one of only about 24 in the world. The (Loveland) Reporter-Herald reports the male calf named Ben was born Friday morning. His mother is a Lowline Angus cow. Farmer Chris Jessen raises miniature cattle and also owns a miniature kangaroo on his hobby farm.

"Panda Cow" Born in Colorado

Posted at January 3, 2011 7:17 AM