Reindeers Are Way of Life – from ABC News

“Deep in the Larch Forests of Northern Mongolia lives a tiny tribe of people
known as the Dukha. For more than 3,000 years they have survived as nomads,
moving camp 10 times a year across the mountains. Their existence is pinned
on one animal: the reindeer. But their unique way of life now hangs in the
balance.

Getting to the taiga, where the Dukha live, is a long and arduous process.
From the traffic-choked streets of Mongolia’s capital, Ulaan Bataar, it’s an
hour’s flight to the tiny city of Murun. From there it’s two long days of
intense off-roading through the vast, wild landscape of the Mongolian
steppe….”

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