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Vermont Calf Makes a Name for Itself

Dairies in Vermont are no uncommon occurrence — so why is this calf so special? Well, she’s more patriotic than most, at least when it comes to her home state. Born with two unique spots on her forehead, one may say she’s been branded — the spots look remarkably like the state of Vermont. 

His daughter Meghan normally names the cows around here. Let’s just say, this cow’s special spot could not be ignored.

“It took me awhile actually because I really wanted to give her something really fitting and I asked everyone else and they thought something with Vermont would be fitting. So I just played with the word “Vermont” and came up with Monty,” said Meghan.

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Rebecca Haley-Park

Rebecca Haley-Park is culture's former editor and resident stinky cheese cheerleader. A native New Englander, she holds a BFA in creative writing from University of Maine at Farmington.