A nomadic Gujjar family leads their flock of sheep towards a field during the nationwide lockdown to curb the spread of coronavirus, in the outskirts of Srinagar. The nomadic Gujjars of Jammu and Kashmir have been advised by the authorities to suspend the bi-annual migration of their sheep and cattle to high pastures.
A shepherd drives their Rhoen sheeps on a dirt road during the return of the cattle from the summer pastures in the Rhoen mountains near the Bavarian Frankish village Ginolfs, Germany. At the approach of winter, the animals must leave their grazing areas before the snow starts. About 1,000 grazing animals (cattle, goats and sheep) are partly decorated with flowers leave their pastures.
A flock of sheep crosses alpine terrain in Flaesch, Switzerland under the "Falknis" peak (2562 meters above sea level). During the so-called "Schafuebergang", 1500 sheep wander from one meadow to the other, crossing on a steep, narrow alpine trail.
Dead sheep lie in a forest in Bad Wildbad, Germany. More than 40 sheep have died in an apparent wolf attack in southwestern Germany, adding fervor to an ongoing debate in the country on how much protection wolves should get. Sheep farming official Anette Wohlfahrt told the German news agency dpa that a lawn in the southwestern community of Bad Wildbad looked “like horror” after a wolf there apparently killed 32 sheep, while more of them drowned in a nearby river when they tried to escape. Other sheep had to be shot dead because of their injuries.
An nomadic shepherd from the western Rajasthan state guides his flock of sheep through an access road in Greater Noida. Looking for suitable pasture lands for grazing, shepherds migrate their flocks over extensive areas in the same state or to neighboring states in India.