The plight of bald eagles, manatees, and whales is well-known, but how many individuals know of endangered species like the Tunis sheep, Milking Devon, Tamworth hogs, or Pineywoods cattle. These are farm animals that were once staples of small family farms for hundreds of years. Some of them, like the Pineywoods cattle, were brought to America by Spaniards in the 1500s. Several breeds of American livestock have disappeared altogether. Farlow discusses the work of the American Breeds Livestock Conservancy. The group organized in Vermont in 1977 and later relocated to Pittsboro in 1985. The organization works to preserve the once-thriving animals for future generations. ALBC has three goals: research rare breeds, provide assistance to farmers and livestock breeders, and educate the public about these disappearing animals.