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Bavarians don traditional dress as cattle are moved down from summer pasture

Matthias Schrader / AP

A Bavarian herdsman in traditional dress awaits the start of the drive.

Bavarian herders donned traditional dress to drive a herd of cattle down from their summer pastures in the mountains to a valley below, The Associated Press reported.

Matthias Schrader / AP

A young Bavarian herdswoman in traditional dress. About 500 cattle around Pfronten returned to the valley after spending the summer months in the mountains.

About 500 cattle in the Pfronten area were moved to fields at a lower altitude as summer came to an end.

Matthias Schrader / AP

Bavarian herdsmen in traditional dress drive their herd through the landscape during the return of the cattle from the summer pastures in the mountains in Pfronten, Germany, Saturday.