National Geographic Your Shot

Surviving Winter in The Altay | Photography by Tariq Sawyer (@tariqsawyerphotos) | “Winter in Mongolia can be so notoriously harsh they have their own word, "dzud", to describe the most extreme conditions,” writes #YourShotPhotographer Tariq Sawyer. “During a "dzud" vast numbers of livestock die from starvation due to the lack of graze or from freezing temperatures that can reach -50 degrees Celsius. A "white dzud" is when heavy snow prevents livestock from grazing. With around a third of the Mongolian population dependent on pastoral farming for their livelihoods a “dzud” has devastating consequences for the country.” #YourShotPhotographer

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@c.louis.photo

Fantastic 🔥❤️

@talib_b_hassan

👏👏👏👏

@yahdamm

I like be there 🙌😊

@honda927

😆👍✨✨✨✨

@dad.grumpy

🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥

@elisabettacb

Wow wow fantastic great capture compliment

@random_rr

Omg 👌

@mira_mitrovicka

Zaista tezak zivot tih ljudi!

@bigcatswildlife

Great photo 👍

@nmberkey

With a little rope you could have some sweet sheep skis

@globetrottingshirls_b

Wow. That’s amazing.

@leuqarmor

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@marcnokia

Drooling, mouth watering, bake one to starve!

@daltonjohnsonmedia

What a shot!!

@dominiquebarouh

😍👍👏

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