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Beloved Cow Aggie Dies at Prospect Park Zoo

Wednesday, September 07, 2011

A Dexter cow named Aggie who lived in the Prospect Park Zoo barnyard for 18 years has died of old age.

"Aggie will be greatly missed,” said Denise McClean, the director of the Prospect Park Zoo. “People grew up visiting her and came back to the zoo to see her through the years. She had a big personality and loved the attention."

Dexter cows, which originate in Ireland, live to be between 15 and 20 years old, according to the zoo.

Aggie died on Aug. 25.

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