20th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
The Cow

An Azorean cow proudly standing on a pasture field. Cows are the first real settlers of Azores islands because when the island where discovered (in the case of Santa Maria in 1427) before starting the human occupation cows where left on the islands in order to provide a food supply for the futures human settlers.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 08.2021
Date Uploaded: 11.2022
Photo Location: Santa Maria Island, Portugal
Camera: NIKON D800
Copyright: © Jacopo Gennari Feslikenian