Buffalo and Heron always together

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The buffalo and cattle egret partnership is a marriage of convenience. The buffalo allows the stowaway because it takes out the ticks and flies from its hairy body. The heron gets to eat other stuff disturbed by the grazing of this huge animal.

Buffalo Herder

Buffalo Herder
Buffalo Herder

One buffalo can transform the living conditions of a family. Milk can be sold or made into curd or butter. A buffalo costs about a thousand US dollars. A milk giving buffalo or cow is also a symbol of wealth. It is common to see buffaloes bathing in the village pond during the summer heat.
Traffic jams caused by passing herds of goats, sheep, buffaloes and cows are common. It is advisable to be patient and wait politely as the herds cross roads or give you way for passing.