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You've got to read this.. Four hooves, two faces and some TLC (born on Christmas eve - picture included)

http://www.timesunion.com/AspStories...date=1/22/2003

The calf has three eyes, though the middle one is not completely developed, and two snouts. Each snout has a normally formed tongue, teeth and nostrils, which protrude in a right angle to both sides of its head. The head is twice the size of a normal calf's.

Bud has one brain behind the two faces, so if he chews or sticks his tongue out on one side, the other tongue comes out, too.

"When he eats, he uses the mouth closest to the food but both mouths chew right along although he's only really using one," Goodermote said, as the calf tried to lift up its head and look around. "If he grows to be a full-sized adult cow, he's going to get some second looks out in the pasture."

"The veterinarian said he will survive if he lives at least six weeks and has a very good chance if he's still with us after four weeks," Goodermote said. "It looks like we are going to have him for some time because they are surprised at how well he's doing."

Well, it'll be 4 weeks tomorrow.
 

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Odd little fellow, isn't he?

The funny thing is - if it were a human born that way, everyone would think it was such a tragedy and horrible occurance. The little boy or girl would have horrible image problems and insecurity all their lives (most likely) and get stared at, made fun of, and be treated as a freak by most people.

But if that little cow lives and is healthy, he'll totally adjust and think he's just as great as any other cow. Other cows will accept and love him without a second glance and life will be just peachy for him, till he grows up and heads off to the slaughterhouse, at least.....

I think we could learn alot from the animals.....
 
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