Ethiopia’s Omo Valley | Africa’s Last Frontier, National Geographic Magazine: Saving a Drowning Cow

Tribes count on the Omo River as a water supply for themselves and their animals.  But the mud on the bank is slippery, and periodically an animal can’t get back up the bank, and floats downstream.  These men were bathing when a hysterical woman showed up pleading for them to help her recover her cow. 

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