It was a rough day for Little Fred he was not the star....with the new little colt and all....I went to visit him, and came upon he and Donkey Hodie, it was as if I interupted something....haha!! They both looked as me as if excuse me you were not part of this conversation. It is really great that Donkey Hodie gets around to everyone...she is a great old donkey , and just loves everyone. She is a stranger to no one, and is loved by all. Courtesy: Gypsy Gold, LLC, Ocala, FL (USA).
Aerial ropeways: automatic cargo transport for a bargain. Installing a ropeway. Accidents happened, of course. A 2 mile long ropeway in Mexico for conveying wood to a mill had a fall of 3,575 feet. The constructor notes: "The transport of this rope was, owing to the rough nature of the country to be traversed, a matter of very serious difficulty. It was accomplished by dividing the rope into ten lengths, each length made up... Cortesía: Low-tech Magazine, Kris De Decker, Barcelona, (Spain).
Soldiers of 1st Battalion, 32nd Infantry Regiment, intercept illegal timber as it is smuggled through the Narang Valley in Afghanistan’s Konar province. Donkeys are the primary way that timber smugglers are able to export the timber without detection over the rough terrain of the Afghanistan-Pakistan border. Courtesy: wwwarmy.mil The United States Army, (USA).
We kept the entire crop of 07 babies to see what they looked like as 2's. They have been running out in the big pastures playing with the deer and antelope and the occasional rattle snake. They know how to run through the rough country. Courtesy: Rocky Mountain Songbirds, Ismay, Montana (USA).
COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT: sometimes when you are feeling rough, all you need is a little TLC. Some of the staff's children help us under close supervision. We believe that these children will grow up with a greater understanding and empathy of their charges needs. Courtesy: GAMBIA HORSE AND DONKEY TRUST. Ockley, Surrey (UK and GAMBIA)
Today, sixty percent of the Moroccans people are Berber. Scattered almost everywhere in the country, a big part still live in the mountains of the Moroccan High Atlas. A very rough life for these isolated villagers particularly during the winter periods. Courtesy: Jonathan Fontaine.
"I Caught the Calf Standing and Licking the Donkey. The Donkey never knew what to think of being smooched by a calf. Might not have had an itch right there for the calf’s rough tongue." Courtesy: Robin Tucker, Spickard, MO (USA).
A mysterious past brings Valentine into Jasper's life. Even though she had a rough start, this adorable little mule is caring, bubbly and full of fun. And she's Jasper's secret crush. Shhh…don't tell! Courtesy: Lucky Three Ranch. Fort Collins, CO (USA).