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    Massive Australian Steer Saved by Size

    Have you herd? Standing nearly as tall as Michael Jordan and weighing more than a Mini Cooper, Knickers the 7-year-old Holstein Friesian from Western Australia is simply too big for the slaughterhouse. “He was lucky enough to stay behind,” said owner Geoff Pearson. But Knickers’ gain is a major loss for hamburger lovers: The massive animal could’ve reportedly made around 4,000 patties. Although he misses the Guinness World Record by several inches, Knickers is now internet-famous — as well as the most popular steer on the farm.

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