Did any of you watch Animal Odd couples on BBC2 a few weeks ago? I was really taken by the wild buffalo who was allowed to come and go as he pleased from a ranch owner’s house.
The beast was so delicate and graceful when he walked through doorways and passed cabinets housing breakable treasures. Yet when he was back in his natural habitat he was mean and bolshy.
I met some English buffalos when out walking. There was easily two dozen and all of them instantly became preoccupied with what I was doing. They began walking towards me as a herd until all that stood between us was a flimsy fence that the recent storms could have easily knocked down with one puff.
Yet each and every one of them approchaed softly and didn’t give any inclination that they would hurt me. They simply stopped and stared, almost inquiringly, reminding me of that sweet buffaolo from from Animal Odd Couples.
Here they are. I’ve called this shot “The Inquisition”:
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