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Mud splattered action at Pacu Jawi (Cow Race) near Payakumbuh, West Sumatra, Indonesia

Coupled cows run a muddy course of about hundred meters. The objective is not to be the fastest but to finish the course in a straight line and with maximum possible grace.A jockey positions himself on a wooden contraption fixed to a harness, holds on to the tails and occasionally bites them to egg on the cows.

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© Pavel Chakraborty .
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 11.2017
Total Views: 15
Filed Under: Travel
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 27, 2017, 2:34 a.m.
Camera Make: Canon
Camera Model: Canon EOS 5D Mark III
Focal Length: 200mm
Shutter Speed: 1/1600
Aperture: f5.6
ISO: ISO400
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PHOTO LOCATION Payakumbuh, Indonesia