Wild Facts

May 31, 2000

Do you know?

What are female Dexter cattle called?

Answer: Female cattle, called cows, give milk. Males are called bulls.

Learn more!

Visit the Dexter cattle in the Children's Zoo Farmyard at The Baltimore Zoo.

Read "Clarissa" by Carol Talley.

1. Dexter cattle are related to the Kerry, an Irish breed of cattle used for milk.

2. Dexters come in three solid colors: black, red and dun (brown).

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