Pictures of Mongolia's Reindeer People

Mongolian Reindeer Pictures: Dukha Boy with Squirrel Skins from Hunt
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A boy walks in front of reindeer ready to carry a load in a typical Dukha camp scene.

The Dukha use their reindeer primarily for milk and to ride into the taiga to hunt for meat and furs. The reproductive rate of the reindeer is insufficient to counteract the decrease in the herds population caused by increased predation from both hungry Dukha and wolves.

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Photo gallery by Chelsea Lane-Miller
Photograph copyright Hamid Sardar
 
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