The world loves the ox from ancient times. It has been our beast of burden and a animal which supplies us food. Our creator has indeed created a wonderful animal to be at our disposal. This year of the ox is a good time for us to pay tribute to this special animal.
Malaysian's tourist attraction and a national treasure : a lovely bullock cart as commemorated in a RM2 stamp.
From a newspaper in Baltimore : You can even bring your own ox cart to the beach !!
An ox-mill in India.
The ox cart in Africa - a common labourer animal.
The ox has always been the most important animal in the farming life of China. This is a typical scene in Sichuan.
As the year begins it is good for us to start reflecting on the value of the Ox in human history and lives.
(All photos downloaded from Google Images . I have tied to reach the owners. However this is a personal blog and I am not writing for a commercial purpose)