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A 13-year-old eagle huntress in Mongolia

Ashol-Pan is a Kazakh girl from Mongolia who is learning to hunt with a golden eagle -- an ancient, but traditionally male, activity. Photo courtesy of Asher Svidensky and BBC News. Thanks to Mary Ellen Foley for the find!

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from BBC News

A 13-year-old eagle huntress in Mongolia

The Kazakhs of the Altai mountain range in western Mongolia are the only people that hunt with golden eagles, and today there are around 400 practising falconers. Ashol-Pan, the daughter of a particularly celebrated hunter, may well be the country's only apprentice huntress.

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Princess Nirgidma with her hooded hunting eagle at Urumchi. || A striking photograph of the Torghut princess, by Maynard Owen Williams, in National Geographic, Nov 1932.

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from The Fashionography

Edie Campbell & Karen Elson by Tim Walker for LOVE Magaine 10 Fall/Winter 2013/2014

Edie Campbell & Karen Elson by Tim Walker for LOVE Magaine 10 Fall/Winter…

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