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Grab Shot

Posted by
B. Thomas (Arlington, Texas, United States) on 18 February 2019 in Animal & Insect.

While driving home from a trip to west Texas, we passed a pond by the road with many longhorn cattle drinking with perfect reflections in the water. We couldn't stop there on the highway, so went over a hill to the first place we could turn around to go back for a photo. We got there to see all the longhorns in a line running as fast as they could go into the next pasture. I jumped out and ran up to the fence. The stragglers had slowed down to graze and this last one looked up for a quick grab photo. So much for my dream shot of longhorns reflected in the pond!

NIKON D5500 1/640 second F/6.3 ISO 200 277 mm (35mm equiv.)

By Marie from Entre montagnes et Bretagne, France

Magnificent horns and background

18 Feb 2019 5:11am

Jypyä Pop from Turku, Finland

It cannot pass through a very narrow door. Awesome horns.

18 Feb 2019 5:34am

Nicou from Sion, Switzerland

Quelle vue quelles cornes larges sueprbe
Belle journée

18 Feb 2019 6:13am

jpla from St Barthélémy, France

Reste calme ma belle

18 Feb 2019 8:23am

Wayra from Roma, Italy

A particular and pleasant scene...

18 Feb 2019 9:17am

Hiro from Kyoto, Japan

Oh, amazing horns !!

18 Feb 2019 9:49am

grouser from Ludlow, United Kingdom

Those horns must be a headache :)

18 Feb 2019 11:12am

Steven from Chicagoland, United States

Unfortunate about not getting the reflections, but how fortunate to get the longhorn to stop and pose for you! That is one huge rack!

18 Feb 2019 1:07pm

Libouton Martine from Bousval, Belgium

Oupsss quelles grandes cornes

18 Feb 2019 2:11pm

Mhelene from Villiers-sur-Marne, France

Beautiful photo with the longhorn looking at you !

18 Feb 2019 3:21pm

Existence Artistique from Angers, France

Belles cornes

18 Feb 2019 4:19pm

Shaun from Massachusetts, United States

Excellent look at these fine Longhorns.

18 Feb 2019 5:02pm

Adela Fonts from Barcelona, Spain

Great shot!

18 Feb 2019 5:27pm

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

What a magnificent set of horns

18 Feb 2019 6:37pm

Willem from Noord-Scharwoude, Netherlands

Wow, great horns are here photograped.

18 Feb 2019 8:45pm

tataray from Charentes-Poitou, France

Magnifiques cornes !... :))

18 Feb 2019 9:07pm

Elaine Hancock from Olney, United States

It never turns out how we envision it! But this is a fabulous image of this longhorn. I don't see how they can get through the brush without those horns getting stuck on something. Plus it must be some kind of balancing act just carrying them around all of the time!

19 Feb 2019 12:27am

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

Well, you still got a great shot of this wild looking critter!

19 Feb 2019 3:12am

Nina from Hamburg, Germany

they stopped to take a look into your camera... a wonderful capture!

19 Feb 2019 4:35am

1/640 second
ISO 200
277 mm (35mm equiv.)