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The Giant Shire Horses E-mail
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Back to basics: Giant Shire horses used to tackle overgrown woodland in New Forest because it's too difficult for a machine to do

Horses weigh one ton and are capable of shifting timber the same weight as a double-decker bus in just one day Locals are using the horse logging techniques to reduce the high level of untreated woodland in the national park Visitors to the New Forest might be forgiven for doing a double-take when they see what 'machines' are being used to work the land these days.
Weighing one ton and capable of shifting timber the same weight as a double-decker bus in just one day, these Shire horses are being used to their full capacity in order to tackle overgrown woodland.
They have been employed to work in areas that are deemed too dense and boggy for modern, heavy machinery.

The Giant Shire Horses

Last Updated ( Thursday, 26 December 2013 )
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The Most Fluffy Bunny In The World E-mail
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The Most Fluffy Bunny In The World

The Angora rabbit is a variety of domestic rabbit bred for its long, soft wool. The Angora is one of the oldest types of domestic rabbit, originating in Ankara (historically known as Angora), Turkey, along with the Angora cat and Angora goat. The rabbits were popular pets with French royalty in the mid-18th century, and spread to other parts of Europe by the end of the century. They first appeared in the United States in the early 20th century. They are bred largely for their long Angora wool, which may be removed by shearing, combing, or plucking.

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