Floating cattle by Azharul Islam (6 images)

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Farmers use every inch of available space as they take their cattle on slow boats to market. Dozens of cows are squeezed onto narrow 'troller' boats which travel as far as 300 miles to get to city markets in Bangladesh.

It is often quicker to get the cattle to market by river, at a speed of around 14mph, than it is to go by local roads clogged up with traffic. The photographs were taken by businessman Azharul Islam from Narayanganj, Bangladesh, who spotted the cattle being...
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