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Rocky’s Nut Brunch

18 Feb

 Welcome my friends to another edition of Rocky’s Nut Brunch.  This week I want to talk about national animals.  Specifically what is the national animal of Scotland.  I bet you don’t know.  Am I right?   I did some research on this and you will be surprised to know that the national animal of Scotland is – a Unicorn.  Really it is.  You can google it.  Because you know it’s on the web.  Are you wondering why the Unicorn is their national animal?

“Well since the 12th century, a unicorn has been a Scottish heraldic symbol when it was used on an early form of the Scottish coat of arms by William I.”

Strange but interesting tidbit of information, right?  But let’s not stop there.  There are other strange national animals.  The komodo dragon is the national animal for Indonesia.  The phoenix is the national animal for Greece.  Monaco has three national animals – the hedgehog, the rabbit and the wood mouse.

 

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Posted by on 02/18/2018 in Rocky's Nut Brunch

 

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11 responses to “Rocky’s Nut Brunch

  1. katsrus

    02/18/2018 at 12:39 pm

    Very interesting.

     
  2. sheilaenglehart

    02/18/2018 at 1:40 pm

    I’ve always loved the platypus. It should be someone’s national animal.

     
    • Piglove

      02/19/2018 at 10:13 am

      I think you are right! Mom fell in love with them in Australia. They are so cute! XOXO – Bacon

       
  3. Kinley Westie

    02/18/2018 at 5:39 pm

    I should be Scotland’s national animal.

     
    • Piglove

      02/19/2018 at 10:14 am

      I think that would be awesome my dear friend! I could see that. XOXO – Bacon

       
  4. Tails Around the Ranch

    02/19/2018 at 9:56 am

    You know Rocky, a friend once told me I was delusional. I nearly fell off my unicorn laughing about that. {very cool factoid.} 😇

     
    • Piglove

      02/19/2018 at 10:28 am

      Snorts and rolls with piggy laughter. I love that my friend! XOXO – Bacon

       
  5. Ladybuggz

    02/19/2018 at 2:42 pm

    I think Canada’s is the Sasquatch! lol..

     
    • Piglove

      02/19/2018 at 4:55 pm

      Snorts with piggy laughter! XOXO – Bacon

       
  6. The Canadian Cats

    02/19/2018 at 9:17 pm

    Wow….Scotland has a fabled animal as it’s state animal…they gotta be weird!

    Shoko

     
    • Piglove

      02/20/2018 at 9:14 am

      Isn’t that so cool?? I want a great animal to represent our state. It would be so cool! XOXO – Bacon

       

This piggy would love to snort with you :)

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