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Calabasas’ Leonis Adobe welcomes newborn Merino Sheep and Angora Goats

Posted By Karen Young On January 28, 2010 @ 1:20 am In Activities,Family,Featured,spotlight | No Comments


Leonis Adobe Museum in Calabasas, Los Angeles’ number one Cultural Monument, is now home to  nine newborn Merino Sheep and Angora Goats.

Leonis Adobe is over 150 years old and was the home of Miguel Leonis, known as the King of Calabasas. The museum itself features his authentically furnished two-story Monterey-Style adobe with original buildings, period livestock, gardens and a vineyard.  It is also a a working ranch with horses, turkeys, chickens, sheep, and goats, as well as crops, including grapes and pumpkins.

Visiting hours are: Wednesday-Friday and Sunday from 1-4PM; Saturday, 10-4PM. Leonis Adobe is located at 23537 Calabasas Road, next door to Sagebrush Cantina. Schools can arrange student tours with Museum docents. For more information, please phone: (818) 222-6511. www.leonisadobemuseum.org


Left: Lois Julien with a newborn angora goat. Right: Taylor Schonbuch holds a newborn angora goat.


Left: Two-day-old Angora goats. Right: Newborn Merino sheep and Angora goats.


Left: Taylor Schonbuch feeds a Merino lamb. Right: Two Merino lambs.

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