13th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest People
Okinawan man feeds his water buffalo

The water buffalo was traditionally used in the Okinawa culture to grind sugar cane. You can not see water buffalo as much in Okinawa anymore. They use to be a normal part of Okinawan agriculture.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 04.2015
Date Uploaded: 07.2015
Photo Location: Onna Village Okinawa, Japan
Camera: SLT-A55V
Copyright: © Rashelle Hadley