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Kazakhstan's top eagle hunter

A young hunter rests next to his tamed golden eagle during an annual hunters competition at Almaty hippodrome, Kazakhstan February 9, 2018. REUTERS/Shamil Zhumatov

A young hunter rests next to his tamed golden eagle during an annual hunters competition at Almaty hippodrome, Kazakhstan February 9, 2018. REUTERS/Shamil Zhumatov

A young hunter rests next to his tamed golden eagle during an annual hunters competition at Almaty hippodrome, Kazakhstan February 9, 2018. REUTERS/Shamil Zhumatov
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A hunter holding his tamed golden eagles rides during an annual competition. REUTERS/Shamil Zhumatov

A hunter holding his tamed golden eagles rides during an annual competition. REUTERS/Shamil Zhumatov

A hunter holding his tamed golden eagles rides during an annual competition. REUTERS/Shamil Zhumatov
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A tamed golden eagle wearing a hood with silver decorations, locally known as tomaga. REUTERS/Shamil Zhumatov

A tamed golden eagle wearing a hood with silver decorations, locally known as tomaga. REUTERS/Shamil Zhumatov

A tamed golden eagle wearing a hood with silver decorations, locally known as tomaga. REUTERS/Shamil Zhumatov
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A tamed golden eagle chases a rabbit. REUTERS/Shamil Zhumatov

A tamed golden eagle chases a rabbit. REUTERS/Shamil Zhumatov

A tamed golden eagle chases a rabbit. REUTERS/Shamil Zhumatov
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A tamed golden eagle attacks a rabbit. REUTERS/Shamil Zhumatov

A tamed golden eagle attacks a rabbit. REUTERS/Shamil Zhumatov

A tamed golden eagle attacks a rabbit. REUTERS/Shamil Zhumatov
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A tamed golden eagle attacks a rabbit. REUTERS/Shamil Zhumatov

A tamed golden eagle attacks a rabbit. REUTERS/Shamil Zhumatov

A tamed golden eagle attacks a rabbit. REUTERS/Shamil Zhumatov
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A tamed golden eagle sits at a grandstand. REUTERS/Shamil Zhumatov

A tamed golden eagle sits at a grandstand. REUTERS/Shamil Zhumatov

A tamed golden eagle sits at a grandstand. REUTERS/Shamil Zhumatov
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A hunter with his tamed golden eagle rides a horse. REUTERS/Shamil Zhumatov

A hunter with his tamed golden eagle rides a horse. REUTERS/Shamil Zhumatov

A hunter with his tamed golden eagle rides a horse. REUTERS/Shamil Zhumatov
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A hunter releases his tamed golden eagle. REUTERS/Shamil Zhumatov

A hunter releases his tamed golden eagle. REUTERS/Shamil Zhumatov

A hunter releases his tamed golden eagle. REUTERS/Shamil Zhumatov
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Hunters with their tamed golden eagles stand during an opening ceremony. REUTERS/Shamil Zhumatov

Hunters with their tamed golden eagles stand during an opening ceremony. REUTERS/Shamil Zhumatov

Hunters with their tamed golden eagles stand during an opening ceremony. REUTERS/Shamil Zhumatov
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Hunters stay next to a tamed golden eagle. REUTERS/Shamil Zhumatov

Hunters stay next to a tamed golden eagle. REUTERS/Shamil Zhumatov

Hunters stay next to a tamed golden eagle. REUTERS/Shamil Zhumatov
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A tamed golden eagle soars. REUTERS/Shamil Zhumatov

A tamed golden eagle soars. REUTERS/Shamil Zhumatov

A tamed golden eagle soars. REUTERS/Shamil Zhumatov
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A hunter walks with a rabbit, caught by his tamed golden eagle. REUTERS/Shamil Zhumatov

A hunter walks with a rabbit, caught by his tamed golden eagle. REUTERS/Shamil Zhumatov

A hunter walks with a rabbit, caught by his tamed golden eagle. REUTERS/Shamil Zhumatov
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Children watch the annual competition of hunters with tamed eagles. REUTERS/Shamil Zhumatov

Children watch the annual competition of hunters with tamed eagles. REUTERS/Shamil Zhumatov

Children watch the annual competition of hunters with tamed eagles. REUTERS/Shamil Zhumatov
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A hunter tries to control his tamed golden eagles. REUTERS/Shamil Zhumatov

A hunter tries to control his tamed golden eagles. REUTERS/Shamil Zhumatov

A hunter tries to control his tamed golden eagles. REUTERS/Shamil Zhumatov
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A tamed golden eagle soars during the annual hunters competition. REUTERS/Shamil Zhumatov

A tamed golden eagle soars during the annual hunters competition. REUTERS/Shamil Zhumatov

A tamed golden eagle soars during the annual hunters competition. REUTERS/Shamil Zhumatov
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A hunter releases his tamed golden eagle. REUTERS/Shamil Zhumatov

A hunter releases his tamed golden eagle. REUTERS/Shamil Zhumatov

A hunter releases his tamed golden eagle. REUTERS/Shamil Zhumatov
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Men set up a poster prior to the annual competition. REUTERS/Shamil Zhumatov

Men set up a poster prior to the annual competition. REUTERS/Shamil Zhumatov

Men set up a poster prior to the annual competition. REUTERS/Shamil Zhumatov
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