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Bull mist

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If the birds and the bees can see ultraviolet and infrared, well… what’s to stop a small herd of bull calves from seeing disco lights in the morning mist? Or maybe they were just so happy to see me, they were overjoyed. I’ll always wonder.


Written by Titirangi Storyteller

20/06/2012 at 10:46 pm

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  1. I grew up around those critters, They have
    some of the best vision of God’s creatures
    so coyotes can’t cut into the herd.
    Imagine disco lights on their horizon 🙂


    Happy Daze

    21/06/2012 at 1:26 am

    • So… even if it’s not exactly disco lights – you’re confirming they’re seeing things we miss altogether…
      although… the disco lights might be so far off… they do like to frolic about and I’ve noticed more than a few have an impeccable sense of rhythm…


  2. They are planning something. One can see it into their eyes 😀



    21/06/2012 at 3:03 am

    • well spotted! Actually, they were planning to come over and get a closer look at me… and were disappointed at the fence between us. While I love the guys – they can get a bit overwhelming!


  3. I love the effect… clever use of depth of field


    Helen Cherry

    21/06/2012 at 11:01 pm

  4. Love the lights.

    Did I ever tell you about the time I was on the other side of a fence from a bull, and I made my cow sound, and he charged? Scared the bejeezus out of me.



    23/06/2012 at 7:41 am

    • Oh dear… that is covered off in Bull Manners 101. Of course I do it all the time. It confuses the young ones.


      • I love to make animal sounds, probably goes back to that anthropomorphism stuff. I do monkeys, cows, frogs (not very well), cats, and donkeys. Of course, with dogs, I just speak human because they understand that so well.



        24/06/2012 at 5:29 am

      • funny, dogs don’t understand me at all, no matter what language I try on them…


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