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  • Jamiyan Bagii

    Where Eagles Dare: The Kazakh Eagle Hunters of Western Mongolia

  • Joseph Czudor

    Kazakh eagle hunter and his golden eagle in the Altai Region of Bayan-Ölgii in Western Mongolia

  • Vera Segoh

    Kazakh man and his eagle.

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The Eagle Hunters of Mongolia – Photo Essay by Dave Stamboulis

A Kazakh proverb sums up the hunters’ lives out in one of the world’s most remote places, saying “fast horses and fierce eagles are the wings of the Kazakh people,”

Kazakh eagle hunter sends out his golden eagle to fly in the Altai Region of Bayan-Ölgii in Western Mongolia by jitenshaman, via Flickr

Kazakh eagle hunter and his golden eagle in the Altai Region of Bayan-Ölgii in Western Mongolia by jitenshaman, via Flickr

A tribal elder rides his reindeer across the steppes of Mongolia. His tribe has been recorded as domesticating their reindeer for the last 4,000 years. by reiternick, via Flickr

The complete photo essay. I will hunt around for the video I saw on this culture - National G? Discovery? History Channel? Will do some digging. It was wonderful to behold in live action.

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