National Geographic : 1947 May
© National Geographic Society iouurmume uymuw a-'s From the Llanos (Plains) of Eastern Colombia a Herd of Weary Cattle Plods Downhill onan8-day Journey Each animal may lose between 50 and 75 pounds on the grueling trip to Bogota. They rest one hour of every four. Onsome journeys thecattle wear fiber "boots" to protect hoofs. Grazing areas closer to city markets are now favored.