Zoo Zone

May 31, 2000

What's for dinner?

Dexter cattle eat grass.

mini MIGHTS!

Native to Ireland, Dexter cattle arrived in the United States by 1898. Popular on family farms, Dexter cattle are among the smallest cattle breeds in the world. Because of the world's need for large quantities of milk and beef, the small Dexter cattle have long been overlooked as a food source. Now they are endangered.

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