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Cretan Goat

By JCowlan
Another resident of Moni Wildlife Sanctuary.
I find their eyes to be really fascinating.


Sorry about visiting your images only too click and run,but I am busy with work at the moment - nineteen twelve hour shifts!

Thank you for your recent comments on my images they are really appreciated

Tags: Wildlife and nature

Voters: Ceciliat, Jaye, Chant57 and 32 more

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Comments


adderman Plus
10 8 1
2 Apr 2006 1:17PM
Wow... Never seen anything like that. Great capture, the goat could do with some more food but interesting capture.

Brett.

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thorn Plus
11 124 2 Scotland
2 Apr 2006 1:23PM
Wow!those horns look as though if they turn in much more they will do the goat some damage but i am probably wrong.He looks as though he'd run if you got too close but he doesn't know that if it was me it would be the other way round.Great detail,texture,lighting and presentation.Don't work too hard and cut down on those twelve hour shifts if you are doing them nineteen at a time we like you around.....healthy.Take care.AnnSmile
taggart Plus
11 46 12 United States
2 Apr 2006 4:50PM
Great eyes, alright--and what about those horns!! WOW!
ChristineL 10 39 United Kingdom
2 Apr 2006 9:24PM
Talk about crowning glory, I've never seen horns so big, he looks a bit senior so perhaps that's why, great capture,
Chris.
Excellent shot. beautifully positioned, well lit b/g. He's definatley "The Boss"

Nicely taken.

Don't over do it!!!!

Take care

Regards
(*.*)D
mrsdaffy 10 16
3 Apr 2006 1:11AM
Wow, James if horns attracted the ladies, this guy will never be lonely..... Grin


Mags
Amazing creature! Those horns look a serious impediment to getting about. The grazing doesn't look to be that abundant either. Like the eye contact! Good pose, well caught!
3 Apr 2006 9:24AM
Great shot bruv, i havent seen horns like that before,
excellent pose& compositon

Steph xx
joeb 10
3 Apr 2006 11:22AM
Wow, those horns must be really difficult to manoeuvre

Karen
Never seen this goat before.nice shot
Pauline
Blenkinsopp Plus
10 320 4 England
4 Apr 2006 3:10AM
another lovely natural capture
-re horns on thorn's comment - many domestic rams have horns that grow round into their face (agonisingly painful) so just before this happens the vet or farmer saws them off (doesn't hurt as they are the same as hooves and fingernails)
- Don't want to think what happens in the wild
4 Apr 2006 9:08AM
great capture .
eve.
4 Apr 2006 3:24PM
James there eyes are totally amazing and the detail and in such a nice natural setting as well!

James stay well and thanks always for the support and don't worry just take a break when you can,those are long days at twelve hours!

stay well
tonymarq
KBan Plus
10 486 4 England
5 Apr 2006 12:17PM
james never seen em that big before!!
well spotted
keith
Mavis Plus
13 143 2 England
5 Apr 2006 12:32PM
A great image James the light shows off those long curly horns to perfection .


Nineteen 12 hour shifts eh!! I can commiserate as when first nursing we did 3 months of 12 hour shifts 8pm-8am on nights.! Still not all doom and gloom as I managed to pick out a husband as he lay helpless in bed LOL xx
itinerario 12 42 Netherlands
5 Apr 2006 1:09PM
Those horns are amazing, but the poor animal looks a bit malnourished. He seems to check if you are carrying anything edible. Well captured.
Saskia
TessC Plus
10 1 Ireland
5 Apr 2006 1:11PM
A magnificent animal, those horns are powerful. Yes they do have the nicest eyes. Well done!
delan 11
5 Apr 2006 1:36PM
those horns are amazing, and must be heavy..maybe thats why he's so thin..trish
5 Apr 2006 5:07PM
Amazing shot. It would be neat to crop square to the head and horns and replace the BG for an in-your-face impact.

Verne
bricurtis Plus
10 2.0k 49 England
5 Apr 2006 11:12PM
Nice pic James. The eyes and horns are amazing.I reckon he needs those wide apart eyes to see where those horns are going.

Brian.
6 Apr 2006 7:22AM
Great image, amazing horns
now hes a little cutie. excellent p'graphy

well hopefully can upload more..!!!

nikkiSmile
Bmarie 10 77 United Kingdom
6 Apr 2006 11:02AM
Hi James superb capture what big horns he has - great shot.
Brenda

(thanks for your comment)
Chant57 Plus
10 395 3 United Kingdom
6 Apr 2006 11:29PM
Hi James

What strange eyes and huge horns! On my travels its not uncommon to see what westerners think of as malnourished animals, but its not the case, its just the way they are, very lean. Good capture in a natural setting.

C
Jaye Plus
10 3
7 Apr 2006 12:47AM
Amazing James hope you weren't too close you could get in a tangle..Judith
7 Apr 2006 7:47PM
Nice capture James,what a big horn he got!Well taken...
glenalva Plus
10 338 United Kingdom
10 Apr 2006 9:31PM
Fascinating to see, I've never seen such huge horns!

Alison
WOW, James...His horns almost form into the shape of a heart??!!

Nicely taken...Luv this!

Cheers,
Suzan Smile
Mari 12 1.8k Wales
10 May 2006 10:30PM
Amazing horns!! He looks like he could do with feeding up though LOL Nicely taken, James

Mari Smile

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