N’dama Skull

In the desert of Mali, West Africa, we find the skull of an ex-cow, which was captured as part of the National Geographic Africa Megaflyover project. By the look of those horns, I’d say the skull probably once belonged to an N’dama, a species of cattle which is indigenous to this part of world. Useless semi-related Wikipedia facts for the day: The term ‘cattle’ isn’t a plural, but a mass noun, so you can refer to “some cattle”, but not “three cattle”. Rarely for the modern English language, there is no singular equivalent to “cattle” other than the…

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