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d-sr Sep 25, 2006 1:00 AM

I went out of town this weekend and on the way back saw this beast. I've seen a lot of longhorns but nothing that looked this strange. Hope you enjoy. C&C welcome.


Narmer Sep 25, 2006 4:09 AM

incredibly long horns: nice pics

Raghu Sep 25, 2006 4:35 AM

You must be eithervery braveor familiar to him.Seeing such horns, I would hesitate going near him or even be in his sight! Very nice pic.

Bootneck3 Sep 25, 2006 5:53 AM

That is an impressive beast and a couple of nice pictures


bayourebel Sep 25, 2006 7:28 AM

Very nice, Don. I agree that is not the normal way I've seen the longhorns grow.

D.Ann Sep 25, 2006 8:19 AM

Wow, he should be in the Guiness book of records for longest horns! Good thing you had an a camera with a long reach...thanks for sharing. Donna

WackyRoger Sep 25, 2006 9:50 AM

Now that guy has a set of horns. Nice photos.

FZ 30, Nikon TCE17, QuikAim Max RDS, Zeiss Digiscope/Sony W7

HarjTT Sep 25, 2006 1:09 PM

Now he looks dangerous ! I wonder if he polishes and sharpens those ????



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RealMash Sep 25, 2006 1:09 PM

Well, we don´t have longhorns here. And for a reason!

This guy would probably not be able to turn around in a german barn, and always would rip off the electric fences....

What a strange looking animal, I´m still not sure if ist`s beauty or beast...


tiger98 Sep 25, 2006 1:18 PM

Mess with the bull get the BIG horns! Neat shots. Jim

d-sr Sep 25, 2006 6:33 PM

Thanks for viewing and your comments everybody. I've seen other longhorns with horns that long but the usually go straight out and then up. This one got a little turned around. I've also seen these wild up in the Davis Mountain of West Texas and they are mean.

Raghu, You forget the Handy Dandy 12x zoom on my FZ20. Without that I can assure you it would have been a looooong' distance shot.

Harjtt, They actually do sharpen and polish there horns. I've seen them tear down small trees doing so.


tcook Sep 25, 2006 6:36 PM

Now that's a real longhorne, good find and capture.

d-sr Sep 26, 2006 7:18 AM

Thanks Tcook. When I saw it and stopped I was the only one there. By the time I finished photographing it there were four cars stopped and taking pictures.


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