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Besides the famously pink yak's milk is the milk of any other mammals not white?

Question #40957. Asked by gmackematix.
Last updated Sep 02 2016.

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Could be the mother's milk of Sara Dallin, Keren Woodward and Siobhan Fahey as I often wondered why they were called Bananarama

Nov 10 2003, 12:53 AM
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Echidna milk actually changes colour. When lactation first starts it is very thin and white. As lactation continues it turns pink because of it being very high in iron, and then later in lactation the milk is so thick it is almost like the thickest cream and you cannot even get it up in a pipette.

link https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Short-beaked_echidna

Response last updated by satguru on Sep 02 2016.
Nov 10 2003, 1:03 AM
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The following site, aimed at answering children's questions, has an informative feature called "Ask The Farmer", and states that Guernsey cows yield a "very yellow" milk.

[cce.cornell.edu/suffolk/Kids/JFKmike.htm] Link no longer exists
link https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Guernsey_cattle#Milk

It also tackles controversial agricultural questions such as "What is the difference between a hen and a chicken?" and "I like pigs - do you?".

Response last updated by LadyNym on Aug 29 2016.
Nov 10 2003, 6:58 AM
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Hippos also produce milk, while the pink colour in yak's is due to the presence of (ech) blood. link http://factslist.net/2013/01/why-hippos-milk-is-pink-10-random-facts-about-hippos/

Sep 02 2016, 4:33 PM
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