Tasting History in Mongolian Spring

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Photo by Kellie Kvern


Borts hang out to dry before winter.


Michael A. Parks finds himself



as he journeys across the country's grasslands. Â

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Photo by Michael A. Parks


Borts for breakfast


Michael A. Parks finds himself



as he journeys across the country's grasslands.

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Photo by Michael A. Parks


Orag


Michael A. Parks finds himself



as he journeys across the country's grasslands.

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Photo by Michael A. Parks


A few of the Eastern Steppe's white-tailed gazelle. Along with American wildlife biologist Kirk Olson, Dondug once saw a herd of 250,000.


Michael A. Parks finds himself



as he journeys across the country's grasslands.

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Photo by Brandt Miller


The calving season begins.


Michael A. Parks finds himself



as he journeys across the country's grasslands.

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Photo by Brandt Miller


Herders gather baby animals for castration.


Michael A. Parks finds himself



as he journeys across the country's grasslands.

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Photo by Michael A. Parks


The Eastern Steppe and Dondug's van, from White Mountain


Michael A. Parks finds himself



as he journeys across the country's grasslands.

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Photo by Michael A. Parks

Our translator, Sergee, with the fish of the steppe

Michael A. Parks finds himself



as he journeys across the country's grasslands. Â

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Photo by Michael A. Parks

Making the year's first milk products

Michael A. Parks finds himself



as he journeys across the country's grasslands.