Photographer's Note

The Maasai are famous for drinking a mixture of cattle blood and milk during ceremonial rites.
An arrow is shot at close range to punture the jugular vein of the cow. The blood is drawn into a skin gourd and later mixed with milk to be drunk by the gathering. The animal is not left to bleed but is carefully tended to, till it fully heals.

BEHICE, Liekje, sayat has marked this note useful

Photo Information
Viewed: 4565
Points: 14
  • None
Additional Photos by Kris Verhoeven (verswe) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 61 W: 3 N: 1206] (7330)
View More Pictures