PICTURED: One of the world's rarest bulls born in Dartford and named 'Dave'

PICTURED: One of the world's rarest bulls born in Dartford and named 'Dave'

Artisan Rare Breeds founder Wayne May with new addition Dave

He was born on February 24

He is one of the world's rarest breeds

He was named after a supporter of the centre

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An incredibly rare bull calf –an Asian miniature Zebu - has been born in a Dartford animal centre following a five-year wait.

The bull calf, named 'Dave', was born at around 4.45am on Monday (FEB 24).

Zebus, also known as humped cattle, are the “smallest and one of the world’s rarest breeds” according to Wayne May who runs the centre based in The Brent.

News Shopper: He was named after a supporter of the centre

He told News Shopper:  “This is our first bull calf born at Artisan Rare Breeds - we have been waiting five years to produce a bull calf from this bloodline.

"Only 48 pure zebu reside in Europe.

“We have called him Dave after Dave Haynes, one of our supporters and fundraisers.”

Artisan Rare Breeds is a registered charity which depends entirely on public donations.

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For more information, read this feature or email Artisanrarebreeds@gmail.com

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1:00pm Wed 26 Feb 14

whats common about sense says...

Shhhhhhh don't tell Wetherspoons....
Shhhhhhh don't tell Wetherspoons.... whats common about sense
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