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Bestas

Edited photographer caption: Taking place every year across Galicia, Rapa das Bestas, or "Shearing of the Beasts," involves cutting the manes of semi-feral horses that live in the mountains. Horses are rounded up into enclosures called curros, foals are branded and the adults groomed before being freed. The best known is the Rapa das Bestas of Sabucedo, which occurs on the first weekend in July.

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Alcobendas (Madrid), Spain
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Photo of the Day: 09.20.16 Editors' Pick
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 07.2016
Total Views: 2688
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Date Uploaded: Sept. 19, 2016, 4:10 p.m.
Camera Make: Canon
Camera Model: Canon EOS 5D Mark III
Focal Length: 170mm
Shutter Speed: 1/500
Aperture: f5.6
ISO: ISO400
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