PROJECTS: The Other Path: 27 Sheep and a Toyota Hatchback

Grandmother, Zedora Oseda, right, laughs with her daughter, Esperanza Sonario, as Sonario’s husband, Marco, tries to fit all of his sheep into their Toyota hatchback. The family left with 27 sheep in and on top of the car. The animal market is a staple of the region, where families come to buy and sell chickens, sheep, pigs, cows, and goats, as well as those who slaughter the animals and sell of individual parts.
27 Sheep and a Toyota Hatchback, Chupaca, Peru, 27 January 2007

Grandmother, Zedora Oseda, right, laughs with her daughter, Esperanza Sonario, as Sonario’s husband, Marco, tries to fit all of his sheep into their Toyota hatchback. The family left with 27 sheep in and on top of the car. The animal market is a staple of the region, where families come to buy and sell chickens, sheep, pigs, cows, and goats, as well as those who slaughter the animals and sell of individual parts.