Lilli the six-limbed calf is happy and healthy at seven weeks old.
Beating a veterinarians’ prediction of not being able to live beyond 7 weeks, happy and healthy Lilli the 6-legged calf has hit that mark and then some, defying the odds!
Daily Mail writes:
Being born with two extra legs may not the best start in life for a cow, but Lilii, the six-legged calf, refuses to be cowed into hiding away because of her disability. The plucky seven-week-old has defied the odds by thriving despite a vet’s prediction at birth that it wouldn’t survive. She has now gone on to become a minor celebrity after Swiss media splashed with images of the calf frolicking across a sunny field. Farmer Andreas Knutti from Weissenburg, which 19 miles (30 kilometres) south of the capital Bern, says he couldn’t bring himself to euthanize the animal because she was ‘so full of life.’ He told Swiss daily Blick Thursday that a curve in her spine means Lilli may never become a normal milk cow. Knutti says if the calf stays healthy she’ll still be allowed to join the others when they head for their Alpine pastures this summer.
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