Thursday, March 12, 2009

Theme Thursday: Animal

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Here's a couple of weird/unique animals we saw at the zoo in Tagaytay.

The first one is a 5 legged-cow...




This second one is an albino carabao (water bufallo) with an albino baby...




Both photos are from my Valentine's Day 2009 set, Liz and I went up to Tagaytay for Valentine's Day, which will be the topic of a separate post. :p

On Thursday we're off to Baguio! Yay!

16 comments :

  1. 5 legs?

    I wonder if that is a good or bad thing!

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  2. Wow. WOW! Spectacular animal pictures.

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  3. Hi! Reyjr,
    The five legged cow may have an additional leg due to mutation. I'am not sure, I'am just guessing, but of course!...Albino cow?...once again I'am guessing, lack of melanin or pigmentation?!?


    A very " interesting and unique" theme for Thursday.
    Take care! and Tks, for sharing!
    Deedee ;-D

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  4. Reyjr said,"This second one is an albino carabao (water buffalo) with an albino baby..."
    I'am so sorry! I meant to say carabao, instead of, a cow.

    An Albino carabao and baby?...once again I'am guessing, but lack of melanin or pigmentation ?!?

    Deedee

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  5. wow! 5 legs, for real? nice post.

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  6. Now that is...original lol

    happy theme Thursday!

    take care
    xoxo

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  7. How strange--but the animal doesn't seem concerned about the extra appendage!

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  8. 5 legs? Must be hard to buy pants... Oh, wait, it's a cow....

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  9. Hello,

    True that your post is very unique.Great pictures!

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  10. Welcome back!

    Pictures of interesting animals.

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  11. That was an interesting picture, I have never seen a cow with 5 legs. I wonder if it helps with balance. The Albino baby is so cute.

    Thanks for coming back to TT. Nice to have you.

    God bless.

    Salamat.

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  12. I want to feel sorry for the 5-legged cow, but as Leah pointed out, he doesn't seem to mind.

    Unusual animals. Thanks for playing, Reyjr!

    By the way, if you would indulge me just a bit? I have no idea what a 'syzygy' is, and why is it good to be born then?

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  13. HELLO everyone! We just got back last night from our vacation in Baguio (north of the Philippines).
    Thanks for the visit!

    Kris - i'd say good for scratching its back, but from the looks of it, i think it can't move the extra leg!
    Ronda - thanks!
    Booksandacup.. - yep, it's a vestigial organ, the extra leg. and the albino baby is the baby of an albino male and albino female carabao. (it's a recessive gene!)
    Willow - lol. it's a bit freaky, but i've seen extra fingers on humans too!
    Brian - thanks!
    Marianna - lol & thanks!
    Leah - it was just hanging there really. haha.
    VE - haha, nope, it's just naked all the time. haha!
    Candie - thank you!
    Dakota - thanks! I'm glad to be back (and happier that the shutdown is over!)
    Cuppa - lol. poor cow!
    Mrsupole - they were both very striking and interesting!

    THANK YOU all for visiting!

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  14. I'm not much for zoos, but I do love the animals all the same. And re-tweeting 10 months later to resurrect the post is pure genius! =) Bravo!

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