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Sailow the Eagle Hunter, Mongolia

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The Eagle Hunters of Mongolia. In the Altai Mountains of Mongolia, Kazakh tribes still hunt fox and wolf with golden eagles. The Kazakh are a semi-nomadic people who raise sheep and yaks for their main food source.
Genghis Khan is said to have had over 5,000 "eagle riders" in his personal guard.
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Daniel Sullivan
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The Eagle Hunters of Mongolia. In the Altai Mountains of Mongolia, Kazakh tribes still hunt fox and wolf with golden eagles. The Kazakh are a semi-nomadic people who raise sheep and yaks for their main food source.<br />
Genghis Khan is said to have had over 5,000 "eagle riders" in his personal guard.