Percheron Horse 

Type: Mammal

Diet: Hay, grains, fruits, and vegetables 

Longevity: Can live more than 25 years
 
Size: Average 172 cm in height at the shoulder

Weight: Average 860 kg

Group Name: Herd
 
Fun Fact: Percherons are famous for their strength and good temperament, and have been used as freight and farm horses in Manitoba for many years. They are even used to pull carts at parks because they are so good around children! 

You can find Percheron Heavy Horses in the Zoo at the McFeetors Heavy Horse Centre. 

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