A foal born with equine maladjustment syndrome, an autism-like syndrome, stayed close to its mother last month in Vacaville, Calif.
A foal born with equine maladjustment syndrome, an autism-like syndrome, stayed close to its mother last month in Vacaville, Calif. Tribune News Service
A foal born with equine maladjustment syndrome, an autism-like syndrome, stayed close to its mother last month in Vacaville, Calif. Tribune News Service

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March 14, 2015 08:35 AM

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