Slideshow: Kazakh Culture In Mongolia

Andrew Cullen
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A hunter and his eagle scan the horizon. Kazakhs use eagles, who can spot an animal from several kilometers away, to hunt for game as large as foxes and wolves. Fox fur is used to make the iconic Kazakh hats; wolf and fox pelts are also sold to provide income to the herders' families, who continue to live as nomadic herders in the Altai Mountains of Western Mongolia.


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