Feel Good Sunday: ~ Memorial Day ~ War Animals From Horses to Glowworms: 7 Incredible Facts

Straight from the Horse's Heart

Source: History.com

“This weekend we honor those who gave the ultimate gift to keep us safe, free and prosperous while living in the greatest country on the planet, the United States of America. To those who died for our well being we bend a knee and thank them all, regardless of their race, religion or species.  God bless you each and every one.!” ~ R.T.

Today we explore fascinating stories about the important military contributions of horses and other animals throughout history.

1. World War I, in which 10 million soldiers died, also resulted in the deaths of 8 million military horses

Horses of WarWhether pulling chariots, transporting equipment or carrying people to battle, the horse has seen more action in wars than any other animal; in fact, the earliest equine training manual dates back to 1350 B.C. By the outbreak of World War I, advances in military technology meant that conditions…

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