The big cow has inspired a lot of hope and joy

Have you heard about the big cow? He is very big —enormous, actually. 

Knickers, the seven-year-old Australian cow (technically, a steer), stands over six-feet tall, and weighs a whopping 3,086 pounds, which is about 1.4 tonnes. A giant. 

And, if those facts alone don't convince you of Knickers' massive stature, just take a gander at this photo of him towering over a heard of cows:

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He's real big. 

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Naturally, after people learned of Knickers, they have not been able to stop talking about just how big he is. And, as a result, numerous memes and reactions have spawned, expressing emotions ranging from shock and surprise, to admiration and love.

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Stay big, Knickers. Stay big.

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