Siblings Sonja and Gösta lived in the village of Djurarp in Halland. In 1988 the Regional Museum made an inventory of small dairy farms in the area and noticed their horned red-and-white dairy cows with long teats suitable for hand milking. It turned out that these cows were the very last of their kind. Other members of the family had tried to go to sell the cows, but they found no buyers. In the end they had to be slaughtered under a ruling that cows with horns are a potential hazard to people. When that happened, the museum decided to buy one of these rare cows for taxidermy. Dora is, as a matter of fact, the only stuffed cow in Sweden.

The first exhibition of Peter’s pictures from Djurarp opened in Varberg in 2016.


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