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An Inside Look at Falconry

(wpr) - This week, UNESCO, an arm of the United Nations, added falconry to its Intangible Cultural Heritage list. Falconry is a traditional way of hunting that dates back more than four thousand years, to the ancient Middle East. It's a sport that's completely informed by landscape, and available prey. Many Wyoming falconers practice the sport with the largest falcon of all: the Gyr Falcon, a long-winged agile bird native to the Arctic. Wyoming Public Radio's Molly Messick has this story. © Copyright 2010, wpr

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