It’s a quintessentially New Zealand scene; cattle munching grass, next to a new world-class greenhouse (behind), in the city of Christchurch, second largest city in the country.
I don’t know if those calves were staring longingly at the relative shelter of the greenhouse or at the tasty plants inside, but they stood there watching us all morning. They’re the owner’s “cattle beasts,” because if you own grass, then why would you not own sheep or cows to eat the grass? Exactly. So they do. (Clearly, cow pies on the lawn aren’t a problem if you’re wearing your gum boots.)