Published On: Thu, May 14th, 2020

Royal pets: All the quirky animals the Queen owns – including a SLOTH | Royal | News

In 1957, the Royal Jersey Agricultural and Horticultural Society gifted her majesty with a cow called Beauchamp Oxford Lady.

The bovine joined the royal dairy herd at Windsor where it provided milk and cheese for the royal family.

In the 1960s, the Queen received a veritable menagerie of wild animals, including a pair of pygmy hippopotamus from the president of Liberia, which she donated to London Zoo.

Other animals given to Her Majesty include a sloth, a crocodile, an elephant, and at least two kangaroos.

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