EARTH A New Wild

Maasai and Their Relationship with Their Cows

Clip: Episode 2 | 1m 19s

Traditional Maasai lifestyle centres around their cattle which constitute their primary source of food. They don’t kill the cattle but just bleed them to drink their blood and drink their milk. The measure of a man's wealth is in terms of cattle and children. A herd of 50 cattle is respectable, and the more children the better.

Aired: 02/04/15

Rating: NR

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