NZ0314 : Hopeful sheep in the thaw

taken 8 years ago, near to Boldron, County Durham, Great Britain

Hopeful sheep in the thaw
Hopeful sheep in the thaw
Throughout the cold period, these sheep have remained close to the western edge of this large area of grazing, never once seeking shelter from the east wind, but preferring to be near where the food is delivered. As with all sheep in such weather, these seem to have lost the usual fear of a man and his dog, and are ever hopeful that my small daysack might be a new bale of hay. The end is in sight, however, as grass is starting to reappear in the local fields, albeit in a sea of mud as the snow turns first to slush and slowly sinks into the soil...
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Date Taken
Saturday, 16 January, 2010   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 16 January, 2010
Category
Sheep   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 0377 1431 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:31.4439N 1:56.5960W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 0376 1432
View Direction
Southeast (about 135 degrees)
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