Photo of the Day: Saving Horses from Wolves

Simion Craciun poses with a horse at Sieu Sfantu, which means "Saving Horses from Wolves," in Romania's central region Transylvania. When Simion hears a horse is being sold to the slaughterhouse near where he lives, he rushes out to offer more money and bring the creature back to his picturesque plot where tourists come for riding lessons.

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(AP) — In this photo taken on Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2013, Simion Craciun, a Romanian farmer, poses with a horse at Sieu Sfantu, in Romania's central region Transylvania.

The name of his farm translates roughly as “Saving Horses from Wolves.” But for Simion Craciun, the real predators are from the nearby slaughterhouse. When word has gotten to him that a horse is being sold to the abattoir in the poor northern Transylvania region where he lives, he has rushed out to offer more money and bring the creature back to his picturesque plot where tourists come for riding lessons, he said. (AP Photo/Olimpiu Gheorghiu)

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