Winter eagle-hunting in Kazakhstan

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by Al Jazeera English

Central & South Asia

Hunting with eagles in Kazakhstan

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.