Marshall Maasai Settlement Corral (IMAGE) Washington University in St. Louis Caption Cattle corrals, such as this one in a modern Maasai homestead in Kenya, have been used for thousands of years to provide overnight protection to cattle and other livestock. Credit Fiona Marshall, courtesy of team member J.K. Ole Tumpuya. Usage Restrictions None License Licensed content Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.