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AIGERIM – The Eagle Huntress

Aigerim, a young female eagle huntress from the Altai Mountain in Mongolia. Hunting with a golden eagle is tradition that is normally passed down to boys but Aigerim has proved to her father that she could do just as well. At home, she is an obedient daughter but on the competition ground, she is as fierce as her pet Golden Eagle. Her golden eagle listens to her commands and in return, Aigerim has complete trust in her wild friend that it won’t hurt her with its hooked beak and claws.

CATEGORY:

PEOPLE

LOCATION:

CHIHERTEY, BAYAN-OELGIY, MONGOLIA

Via: https://www.nationalgeographic.com/photography/contests/photo-contest-2018/gallery/week-5-people/9/

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