Mongolia’s Eagle Trainers
Constant Wonder - Radio Archive, Episode 933 , Segment 3
Episode: Healing PTSD in the Canadian Wilderness
- Mar 29, 2021 7:00 pm
- 12:27 mins
If there were an edge of the Earth, it would be the Altai mountains at the intersection of Kazakhstan, Mongolia, and Russia. Here the last of an ancient group of falconers still hunt foxes and wolves with trained Golden Eagles . . . while on horseback . . . on the top of the mountains. Photographer Palani Mohan documented the last 50-60 of these men and their extraordinary lifestyle. Guest: Palani Mohan, photographer and author of "Hunting with Eagles: In the Realm of the Mongolian Kazakhs"