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17th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Travel
Masai Goat Herder

As climate change brings hotter summers, cattle are becoming less well suited to arid regions of Kenya. Smaller animals such as goats are better able to tolerate high temperatures, that's why it's noticeable in many Masai villages that Masai Herders are beginning to switch from cattle to goats.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 08.2019
Date Uploaded: 09.2019
Photo Location: Masai Mara, Kenya
Camera: ILCE-7M3
Copyright: © Khaichuin Sim