6000 B.C. - Cattle - Cows were often a commodity in early agrarian societies; their low maintenance and high food return made them valuable. Their use was so pervasive for so long that our word for "fee" derives from the Old English "fech," or cattle.
The Mockingbird (Mimus polyglottos) was designated the official state bird of Mississippi in Mockingbirds can sing up to 200 songs; mimics songs of other birds, insect and amphibian sounds. Facts - Photos - Video