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Cusco, Peru, Jan. 7, 2006 - A curious dog wanders over to inspect a cow's head sitting on a block awaiting separation in an undocumented market near Tupac Amaru. Stray dogs number in the thousands in Cusco. They tear through garbage bags left for collection, fight over scraps and wander the markets in search of handouts or other opportunities, such as here. Fortunately for the butcher, he was close enough to prevent the dog from making away with the cow, but he did offer it a few scraps.