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a cow licking a shepherd’s hand in India
January 13, 2013

Cow and Shepherd, India

This Month in Photo of the Day: Animal Pictures

A young bovine finds safety and solace with her shepherd father. She was very nervous and tentative when I was taking pictures of the surroundings nearby, and sensing my presence she gradually moved toward the comfort of the shepherd.

(This photo and caption were submitted to My Shot.)

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Photograph by Kuntal Joisher, My Shot

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