A detail from a panorama of former citrus groves turned into new pastures complete with new stands of palm trees planted for shade for the cattle at Treasure Hammock Ranch. Click to view the panorama. Remember to scroll right! From the Florida Cattle Ranch project.
A story on National Public Radio the other day called “The Cows Did What?” reminded me of this incident that occurred awhile back. The NPR story concerned itself with the often ignored, at least by most humans, fact that cows and other life on this planet can be just as curious and interested in things as people can be. I guess this aspect of animal intelligence/behavior is best overlooked when the overall value of animal life is reduced to dollars […]
I am not one to get out of bed early unless there is good reason, but some days just going out really early without a plan can reap all sorts of rewards. This shot of sunrise over a foggy pasture at Treasure Hammock Ranch turned out to be a real golden payoff for not ignoring the alarm clock.