D D Kosambi on Water Buffalo

Heavy, dark, sluggish, hardy, fertile, productive with little care, far cleaner than it looks, docile enough to be led by a child, but suspicious of innovations and perfectly capable when roused, of charging a tiger or a locomotive, the buffalo would be a fitting national symbol for India.

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Graduate Student at National Center for Biological Sciences, Bangalore.
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