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9 inspiring animals that use prosthetics

By: Bryan Nelson on Dec. 15, 2010, 11 a.m.
Meadow the calf with her prosthetic legs

Photo: Courtesy of Martha Dickenson/AP

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Meadow the calf

This adorable calf named Meadow is believed to be the first calf ever fitted with double prosthetics.

Meadow originally lost her legs to frostbite, but she was given a new lease on life by a 15-member team of faculty and students from Colorado State University's veterinary hospital.

According to Nancy Dickenson, Meadow's owner: "A few people have asked 'Is she going to be beef?' and I said 'Are you kidding? This is my newest baby.'"