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Ox with Calf, Vietnam

 

I saw these powerful beasts in Ninh Binh Province in northern Vietnam, near the village of Tam Coc.

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They are used by local farmers to pull carts and work in the fields, and are often seen ploughing rice paddies. Ox cart rides are sometimes offered to tourists, and I thought the one dressed in colourful garb might be used for that purpose, but it wasn’t happening while I was there.

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The oxen seemed fairly content and well-fed and were not bothered by the numerous people who wanted to touch them.

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