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- n. Ruminants and members of the horse family.
There are breed clubs and associations keeping the hoofstock, poultry, and draft animals afloat.
Mary will be greatly missed at the zoo, particularly by her manager, senior hoofstock keeper Bernie Bartosch.
"Camels are the most adaptive hoofstock on the planet, but they are not designed for bulk production," said Rod Owlett, an animal care manager at the San Diego Zoo.
There are no lions, tigers or elephants at Safari West -- they don't have the room for elephants, and most of the animals are free-roaming and many of them hoofstock -- but there is a wonderful collection of birds, antelope and wildebeest, more than you would ever see on a single-day safari in Africa and minus the 11-hour flight.
"It will go across the top of the giraffes, over the cheetahs, over the Garden of the Senses, along the hoofstock (antelope, zebra, etc.), across the lagoon, next to the two big primate islands and then up to the top of the hill," he said.
Phase II will include some seven acres of land dedicated towards giraffes, lions, hyenas, warthogs, and a variety of African hoofstock.
I’ve been in the water (waist deep) with alligators, wrestled various hoofstock (vet procedures), all pretty much stuff you don’t want to try at home.
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