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Longhorns posed danger on the hoof
by By Beth Ellis, Goliad State Park Ranger II
Apr 08, 2013 | 744 views | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend | print
Historical records show the Texas longhorn posed almost as a danger to ranchers in this area as the Apache and Comanche.
Historical records show the Texas longhorn posed almost as a danger to ranchers in this area as the Apache and Comanche.
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Have you ever thought about what life was like for Texas cattle ranchers living in the 18th and 19th centuries?

A quick examination of historical sources reveals that it wasn’t for the faint of heart. While Apache and Comanche raids posed a regular threat, danger also came in the form of the cattle, themselves.

See the rest of the story in the April 10 Advance-Guard.
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