As a child, this is the sort of career I would fantasize about for hours with glazed eyes, attentively watching and re-watching every National Geographic VHS special I could get my hands on. Training golden eagles and hunting with them is not simple: it requires long treks through the mountains in degree temperatures, and I imagine doing so with a 15 pound eagle with a seven foot wingspan on your arm- especially as a child -is not a walk in the park. Svidensky, a photographer and travel writer, shot five boys learning the skill - and he also photographed Ashol-Pan.
I really like riding horses, especially fast ones. I can ride horses as fast as any boy. Michidma lives with her family in Khentii province, the birthplace of Genghis Khan, a day's drive east of the Mongolian capital Ulan Bator.
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These incredible pictures show a year-old Mongolian girl continuing with a centuries-old tradition of hunting with eagles. Israeli-Russian photographer Asher Svidensky shot five boys learning the skill as well as the girl, Ashol Pan. One of the pictures shows her release a bird as big as her whole upper body whilst stood atop a mountain with the crisp white, snowy peaks in the distance.
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