Lamb Chops, Anyone?

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Let me start off by saying that I’m not a vegetarian.  I have a weakness for steak and burgers although I try to consume these items in moderation.

But, these little guys and/or gals give me pause.

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I photographed these baby lambs one day recently while cruising around in agricultural country looking for raptors to photograph.  We passed a large field on which there were hundreds of ewes, most with new born lambs.

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The lambs couldn’t have been more than days or a few weeks old.  They were extremely curious about us.  As we got out of the vehicle to watch them, several of them trotted up to the fence separating the field from the road and checked us out.

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And, the truth is, they are so damn cute.  Food for thought, I guess.

Photos taken with a Canon 5Diii, 400 DO + 1.4X Extender, “M” setting, ISO 400, f5.6 @ 1/1250.

3 responses to “Lamb Chops, Anyone?”

  1. Sue says :

    Never!!

  2. Liesl Kii says :

    Better food for thought than food for the table! HaHaHaHaHa! They are very cute, and this is a totally different photographic subject for you.

  3. Jim & Fern says :

    ohhhhh so cute  yup I could still eat them tho  love all your pics and forward most of them to one of my daughters that also enjoys them so much  so you do have a mid-western fan club

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