Cambodian Cow Cebú

Cambodian Cow

The cattle in Cambodia are different than those found in America.  They are quite large, and most are very skinny.  They are related to the Indian Zebu (Bos primigenius indicus).  They don’t make very good steaks…and Cambodian’s don’t really drink milk.  So they are mainly used to work the fields.  I took this shot about an hour outside of Phnom Penh after we had worked on building a fence on some new church property.  If you’ve ever listened to “Silly Songs with Larry” this is the “cebú” he sings about.

Aperture: ƒ/3.2Camera: Canon PowerShot S5 ISTaken: 11 July, 2008Focal length: 10.4mmISO: 80Shutter speed: 1/800s



2 Responses to “Cambodian Cow”

  1. Karen Flynn

    Hello, and thank you for posting these wonderful pictures of Cambodia. I am a graphic artist and work for a Christian and Missionary Alliance Church in Rochester, MN, and used this cow picture in promotions for our recent Mission Conference. My husband and I spent a week in Phnom Penh last July, helping with an English Camp at TumNupTek Church. We are both very smitten with love for this beautiful country and esp the people. My husband was in Cambodia twice in 2010 to help Dr. Kent Copeland in Poipet with his medical laboratory. We are praying about returning to Cambodia someday hopefully for several months. It is so hard to wait for God’s answer to our prayers. I am a very impatient person. My husband will retire sometime next year and we are hoping God will work things out to have a chance to go back to Cambodia. Many blessings on your family!! And thanks again for posting free pictures of Cambodia (awk GOON).

    • nathanwells

      You’re welcome! Glad to be of service! Thank you for your prayers!

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