Crtielty to Animals.
it will be seen that the pack-saddle 4 is by no means calculated to be an easy burden to bear, and few of the horses and mules, which are generally little more than skin and bone, have even a sound skin left. One caravan had lost eleven horses on the roadakilled by tigers, the men said, but I should doubt if any sensible tigerwould choose such fleshless victims. If a a Cruelty to Animals a Act existed in Lao and Yunnan, these deaths would not have occurred.
Yunnan trader on Lis pony.
When a start is to be made in the morning, the animals answer readily to the curious a Hoi! hoi! hoi! a cry of the men, knowing that they will receive their scanty meal of rice before starting, muzzled, on their dayas journey.
I bought one of the Haw dogs, a Tali a by name, as a protection against thieves, and he fully justified the confidence which the traders place in these animals
4 The horn shown in the sketch is an indispensable adjunct to the traderas outfit, being used to carry the supply of lard for cooking and lighting purposes.4 The horn shown in the sketch is an indispensable adjunct to the tradera s outfit, being used to carry the supply of lard for cooking and lighting purposes.