Cows Crossing the Road - Bathinda India

Posted by Scott Rippee (Fresno, United States) on 22 March 2010 in Animal & Insect.

There were several cow crossings when traveling around in India. I didn't see more than 20 cows at a time and they were kept moving pretty well so it was never too much of a wait (unlike the trains)

Thanks for the visit. Your comments, critiques, and suggestions are more than welcome!

Austin from San Diego, CA, United States

Freakin' awesome shot. All the diagonal lines are great.

22 Mar 2010 8:30am

☾éline from New York City, United States

Very nice shot ! It must be so strange to see cows treated like Gods !

23 Mar 2010 2:06am

@☾éline: Thanks ☾éline! I wouldn't say the cows are treated like gods there. In Hinduism they are thought of as a provider (milk) and as being sacred. I defiantly didn't consider every cow I saw there to be "living the life". It was pretty strange and interesting to see so many cows roaming around in towns.

Self-Indulgence from Chicagoland, United States

Wow not something we see around here. Are they actually being driven down the road or are they really just roaming doing their own thing?

25 Mar 2010 5:20pm

@Self-Indulgence: Yeah, these are being herded down the road. The roaming cows are usually off on their own and all over the place. Some are leashed to specific areas while others are doing their own thing. :)

ilandsis from La Compôte (73), France

j' adore belles vaches bravo

23 Apr 2010 12:19pm

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