The Gentle Giant – massive and ‘very loved’ |

The Gentle Giant – massive and ‘very loved’

Kelley Cox / Post Independent
Staff Photo |

Marcus, the 15-year-old steer, is known to neighbors and friends as The Gentle Giant. He and his human companion, Karen Lee of the Yellow Rose Ranch in Peach Valley, have been together since his birth when he was mistakenly declared still-born. In his “hay day,” Marcus weighed more than 3,500 pounds. Now that he is aging, he weighs less than 3,000 but is still a massive pet and very loved. (Kelley Cox / Post Independent)

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