Turkana men herd cattle, sheep and goats, protecting their livestock from rivals in the dry Turkana region in the north of Kenya. The men are armed with clean, well-maintained rifles because of frequent feuding with other tribes. Livestock are at the centre of Turkana life
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A Kazakh berkutchi (eagle hunter) holds his bird during celebrations marking the 550th anniversary of Kazakh statehood in central Astana
Anti-foxhunting protesters let off flares outside the Houses of Parliament, London, as a vote to relax the fox-hunting ban in England and Wales has been postponed after the Scottish National Party’s decision to take part in the division made defeat almost certain on Tuesday
Grant Miller, head of the UK Border Force’s Cites team, holds a rhino horn, which has been seized by UK Border Force staff and is held near the “Queen’s Warehouse”. Cites impounds materials that are either forbidden to be imported into the UK or have incorrect documentation.
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Artists with painted bodies wait to perform the “Pulikali”, or tiger dance, during the Hindu harvest festival of Onam in Kerala, south India. Pulikali is a colourful recreational folk art revolving around the theme of tiger hunting.