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See some past weeks' photos below.

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We welcome your pictures. We're looking for images that give a glimpse of the ranching, cowboy, and rural and working life of the West of today and yesterday. We're looking for vintage photos and contemporary photos: family photos, images of where you live and work, and the area around you. 

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May 19, 2008


previous weeks' photos

index of all photos


 

Wyoming rancher and photographer Nicky Groenewold shared photos and a grim commentary about coyotes, cows, and ranching. She told us:

One morning,  this coyote was right up in among the cows.

The next day the government "trapper" was flying and shooting coyotes right in that same spot.

This is the worst part of ranching—and the worst part of dealing with "greenies" who don't understand how cruel (giving them a human characteristic) coyotes can be. The poor ol' cow was down in this irrigation ditch, out of anybody's sight for a day—at least—perhaps two days. The coyotes came and ate her calf right there next to her.


When I did find her, she was just quivering all over. I assume it was more from thirst than from fear, as I poured her bucket after bucket of water which she immediately slurped down. But it makes an interesting story—her immobilized and the coyotes tearing her calf limb from limb.


 

 

 

Previously,  Nicky Groenewold shared photos and some history of a Weston County sandstone dugout.

 

Visit Nicky Groenewold's website for more of her photography, and information about her books, cards, and the XB Cattle Ranch.

 

 


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