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Old 02-12-2014, 10:47 AM
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Originally Posted by jwildman View Post
Fun fact about the countries with the alps in them. Their livestock, mostly cows, have evolved so that the legs on one side of their body are shorter than the other side so they can get around the mountains easier
This is true of sheep from Welsh hillsides too. If you go to a traditional Welsh butcher (supermarkets don't do it) you can buy "coes mawr" (big leg) or "coes bach" (little leg).
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