I love animals and here are some that I encountered in Peru, South America. Often we get along, but sometimes dogs can’t resist to chase a gringo down the road. This llama was in Kuelap. This bull and calf came right up to me and allowed me to scratch them. Bull waiting to board a barge to Iquitos. Wild looking bull outside the town of … [Read more...] about Some animals of Peru, South America.
The sunrise in Yurimaguas, Peru. They sell these turtles in the market for food. Some are the size of two bowling balls. They strap a piece of wood over the hole where the turtle sticks his head out to keep him trapped and place them upside down. This guy tries to get away, but his destiny was turtle soup. You can also buy turtle eggs for sale in the … [Read more...] about Some pictures around the jungle town of Yurimaguas, Peru.
I see horses being used everywhere in Nicaragua and sometimes my heart goes out to them. Long days with not much water and dodging traffic on the busy streets. Cheap ropes and chains are the gear they wear. I took a picture of this horse, because some guy rode by on his bike and slapped it in the face. Many kids are brought up to be cruel to animals here and it seems … [Read more...] about It’s not easy being a horse in Nicaragua.
Being a animal lover I was often shocked at the treatment of Dogs in Central America. Living in the USA you are so accustomed to seeing dogs living in homes and being pampered. Eventually you get callous to seeing dogs in rough shape and abused in Central America. Now I must add that not all dogs are treated bad. Many have loving homes, but travel in Central America and decide … [Read more...] about Dogs of Central America