Three parts of a story.
Three colours in the French flag.
hereford cattle have horns. However, PollHerefords do not have horns.
Similarly Poll Dorset sheep, in this case a ram,
do not have horns.
In both cattle and sheep horns have
been breed off the original livestock to
facilitate better animal husbandry practices.
Trumpets…also called horn.
Do Giraffes have horns?
Google states that a best guess is that
giraffe’s “horns” were originally
support structures for their antlers.
…for their antlers.
Sockets that supported
the large racks which deer find so handy
during mating season in their tests
of strength and dominance.
Finally, a highly sort after horn, by some cultures.
Made of similar material which forms our fingernails,
it’s hard to see why rhino horn is valued.
Feet from all over.
Kruger National Park,
Purple Swamp Hen,
Probably tourist feet
Round front feet
…Oval Hind feet
Warrnambool is a coastal town
which fills with tourists during summer.
It also was our shopping centre
whilst living on the farm.
I think I would drown if I tried to use mine for drinking.
This youngster was practicing its get lost look.
Either that or waving goodbye.
One of our party was very keen to site an aardvark.
This was the best our guide could do .
Aardvarks are said to have a snout.
Snout is a synonym of proboscis.
Yellow feet and legs of the
African Harrier Hawk
Palace of Versailles pedestrians
Eastern Beach, Geelong
The Grampians…the southern end of
Australia’s Great Dividing Range
Two views of…
After our night at
Botswana’s Lekhubu Island
we headed off to
Maun and the Okavango Delta…
…through the North-East
Kalahari Desert landscape.
The almost bare open landscape was…
…interspersed with several
Kalahari Bushmen Villages.
Mostly under African sun today.
Soon to be a setting sun over Namibia…
…and Botswana’s Chobe River.
Waiting on Chobe River for
sundown over Namibia.
Nearing sundown in
Greater Kruger National Park
Under Geelong Winter Sun.