The cattle were grazing. There was a baby cow too.🐮
Periferia Presa Constitución 1917. San Juan del Río, Querétaro. Laura Uribe, Grupo Vasconcelos.
Pipe Spring National Monument, Arizona
Somewhere in Saskatchewan
This skull was found today, not there when last I walked this trail on Saturday 17 Jan 2015. I have not found any other portion of the body. I suspect this bear was killed by a human hunter and that the skull was carried some distance by a medium sized mammal, perhaps coyote.
This area has a long history of intermittent grazing and ranching, including cow and bison. Cows have not been present in several decades. Bison only left recently but the land managers don't remember a death in this area.
These, Dominic, are cattle but perhaps not so domesticated.
Cattle (colloquially cows) are the most common type of large domesticated ungulates. They are a prominent modern member of the subfamily Bovinae, are the most widespread species of the genus Bos, and are most commonly classified collectively as Bos primigenius. Cattle are raised as livestock for meat (beef and veal), as dairy animals for milk and other dairy products, and as draft animals (oxen or bullocks) (pulling carts, plows and the like). Other products include leather...