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In pictures: A look at the lives of India's nomadic shepherds

Indian nomadic shepherds trek long distances in search of pasture for their 2,500 sheep, which they make a living from by selling the rams and their wool.

While the men graze and milk the sheep, the family's women cook, fetch water and churn butter, and move from camp to camp year-round. They stop for baths and laundry only when they find accessible water, before eventually making their way home to the western state of Rajasthan.

The family earns approximately 250,000 rupees (S$5,400) every six months.

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