Any pet owner or caretaker will confirm how animals have clever ways to entice their caregivers to play. For example, I've seen a huge bull delay harnessing in favor of a cat-and-mouse game.
This is a 12 by 14 linocut, carved meditating on the gifts the oxen and cows offer us. They deserve our protection.
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