Cattle rancher Ron Gill slowly drives his truck pushing along a calf to reunite with it's mother after the youngster wandered away through a broken pasture fence in rural Parker County near ... more 
Cattle rancher Ron Gill slowly drives his truck pushing along a calf to reunite with it's mother after the youngster wandered away through a broken pasture fence in rural Parker County near Springtown, Texas, Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2012. Gill has been cross breeding cattle with more drought tolerant breeds that can withstand heat and droughts better. Cattle are being bred with genes from their African cousins who are accustomed to hot weather. New corn varieties are emerging with larger roots for gathering water in a drought. Someday, the plants may even be able to “resurrect” themselves after a long dry spell, recovering quickly when rain returns. (AP Photo/LM Otero) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By LM Otero
Wed, Aug 8, 2012 2:58 PM EDT