September 15, 2012

Kazakh Eagle Hunter, Mongolia

Photograph by Christo Geoghegan, My Shot

A Kazakh man and his trained eagle prepare to hunt in Bayan-Olgiy, Mongolia's westernmost province. Fleeing tribal warfare in the late 1600s, a small group of Kazakhs settled in the isolated province and have kept their language, cultural traditions, and identities.

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