Holy Cow

March 17, 2014 | Sri Lanka

Who’s that in the middle of your roundabout? A lovingly cared-for cow, feasting on any remnant of grass she can find!

Although a predominantly Buddhist country, cows are still given a certain reverence in Sri Lanka. They wander freely on median strips, through tea plantations or anywhere where a lawn mower is required.

You might find one lazing on the freeway, strolling the town, or wandering through the village of Talalla. Either way, these gentle beasts provide the daily milk for your famous Ceylon tea.

Image courtesy of D. Jones photography and may not be reproduced without permission.

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