Of course we had heard about the respect given to cows in the streets of India, but we had not really expected all the goats. Lot’s of goats. Especially in Kochi, where they seemed to be hanging out all over the place. A bookstore owner we talked to there explained that the goats are set out to forage for most of the day, but dutifully return home at around 3 in the afternoon. Another ‘memorable’ sighting: hawk-sized fruit bats. Here’s a sample of some of the free (and not so free) range fauna.