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Calf born at North Dakota ranch has 2 extra limbs


BEULAH, N.D. (AP) — A calf was born with an extra set of limbs but seemingly healthy at a North Dakota ranch.

Rancher Gerald Skalsky said he was surprised when the calf was born Wednesday with two small limbs hanging off one side of its neck. Skalsky, whose ranch is south of Beulah, notes the condition isn't fatal.

"I've been ranching my whole life, and I've never seen anything like it," Skalsky told The Bismarck Tribune ( )

State Veterinarian Susan Keller said the calf may have been born with one of two disorders: polymelia, where extra limbs are often smaller or shr...

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