The Belgian Blues, however, are downright intimidating, with so many bulging muscles that it’s hard to see what’s very cow-like about them. We’re having a tough time imagining getting friendly with a massive bovine like that.
There are plenty of other animals that are much cuddlier in books than in real life. The bear, for example. What kid doesn’t sleep with a cozy teddy bear?
Maybe we’ve made a mistake in telling our children how cute and huggable bears are. We wouldn’t want kids running up and hugging bears in the wild!