8

13-Year-Old Girl Symbolizes Future of Mongolian Tradition  - Asher Svidensky

During a four-month stay in the mountains of western Mongolia, photographer Asher Svidensky captured a stunning collection of images that shed a light on Mongolian girls and their golden eagles. “Berkutchy,” the practice of raising a bird of prey to hunt for food throughout the year, was originally a male-only pursuit, but as more and more men head into the cities, women have taken up the torch. Keep reading to find out more about this amazing bond between species.

Text
Photo
Quote
Link
Chat
Audio
Video