Turkana men herd cattle, sheep and goats, protecting their livestock from rivals in the dry Turkana region in the north of Kenya. The men are armed with clean, well-maintained rifles because of frequent feuding with other tribes. Livestock are at the centre of Turkana life
Shepherds rest next to their herds of longhorned zebus at a public, riverside abattoir in the Muslim PK5 district in Bangui on Friday. The animals, which are ritually slaughtered according to the precepts of Islam, produce the meat that provides for the needs of the enclaved muslim population
A herdsman takes a rest while he drives his goats at a corn field at Dashiwo village, on the outskirts of Beijing. The Chinese Lunar New Year on February 19 will welcome the Year of the Sheep, also known as the Year of the Goat
Bavarian mountain farmers return their cattle from summer pastures after crossing Königssee lake by boat near Berchtesgaden, southern Germany. The trip by boat is the only way to bring the cattle from their remote summer mountain pastures back to their homestead.
A Palestinian Bedouin woman stands next to her sheep in the West Bank village of Al-Eizariya, near east of Jerusalem
A herder leads his camels along a road in the central Punjab city of Jhang. Seventy per cent of Pakistan’s 180m population live in rural areas and most of them depend of livestock.
A herdsman on a horse leads a large herd of cattle, sheep and goat as they migrate to the summer pasturing areas at a mountainous region in Altay Prefecture, Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region