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This photo was taken in the small Mongolian village of Orkhon after slaughtering an ox to help a family survive the winter. The temperature can plummet to lower than 40 degrees Celcius, so many Mongol

This photo was taken in the small Mongolian village of Orkhon after slaughtering an ox to help a family survive the winter. The temperature can plummet to lower than 40 degrees Celcius, so many Mongolian families rely on fat and meat for calories.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 02.2009
Date Uploaded: 06.2011
Photo Location: Mongolia
Camera: NIKON D50
Copyright: © Chris De Bruyn