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A man takes part in racing Pacu Jawi or 'mud cow racing" in Padang Pajang, West Sumatra, Indonesia, Saturday, Oct 13, 2012. The Sumatran sport of Pacu Jawi or 'Mud Cow Racing' is held at the end of each rice harvesting season by the Minangkabau people in West Sumatra, Indonesia. The activity sees farmers cling onto crude wooden frames attached to two cows, which they then encourage to race through a muddy paddy field. With their hands busy holding on tight, 'jockeys' encourage their steeds to go faster by biting their tails. (AP Photo/Vincent Thian)