Hunting with eagles in Kazakhstan

Banned under Soviet rule, an age-old nomadic tradition is enjoying a revival on the Kazakh steppes.


Winter in Kazakhstan means snow and bitter cold.

But, it is also the best time for hunting with eagles or birds of prey, an age-old nomadic tradition that was outlawed under communism.

Now the government and others are reviving the tradition.

Al Jazeera’s Robin Forestier-Walker reports from Kaskelen in southern Kazakhstan.

Source: Al Jazeera