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Highland Sheep, Scotland, 1968

Photo: Highland Sheep

A herd of grazing sheep cross a road in the mountainous glens and lochs of the Scottish Highlands. In the 18th century, sheep took over the Highlands, replacing cattle as the farmers' mainstay. Sheep's wool is an important source of income for the locals.

(Text adapted from and photograph shot on assignment for, but not published in," "Scottish Highlands," August 1968, National Geographic magazine)

Photograph by Winfield Parks

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