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Struggling oryxes in Salzburg

Oryxes in Salzburg, Austria

While walking through the zoo of Salzburg I came across this pair of struggling oryxes. I just love the symmetry on their horns in this special situation. The zoo is placed next to the a big rock so on can see some animals in a rugged setting. More…

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Cattle in the Styrian mountains

Cattle at Styrian alpine pasture

While hiking through the mountain area of Styria I came across this group of cattle. Wait a moment, are really all of them cows?

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Summer pasture of the Austrian Lipizzaner

Summer pasture of Lipizzan horses in Austria

After a visit at the stud Piber I had the chance to drive up to the summer pasture of these famous horses. It is located on top of a Styrian alp. More…

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Prince and Princess Peacock

Male peacock at Schloss Rheydt, Germany

Once upon a time there was a prince …

Female peacock at Schloss Rheydth, Germay

… who fell in love to a princess …

Proposing peacock at Schloss Rheydt, Germany

… and so he was proposing to her, but …

Aggrieved peacock at Schloss Rheydt, Germany

… she refused. The prince got angry and showed his …

Well, I am still trying to find a happy end for this novel.

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Lipizzaner in Lipica

Lipizzan horses in Lipica, Slovenia

Some Lipizzaner seen on the grounds of the┬áLipica stud farm in Slovenia. The name of these famous horses originates from this place which is located near the border to Italy. More…