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Saudi-bred falcon sold for $72,000 in international auction

Saudi-bred falcon sold for $72,000 in international auction

  By Habib Toumi RIYADH: A rare falcon was sold at a record $71,994 (270,000 Saudi riyals) during an auction in Saudi Arabia. The International Falcon Breeders Auction (IFBA) said the auctioned falcon was the most expensive bred by Saudi breeders. The falcon, bred at Al Aradi’s Farm in Saudi Arabia, weighs 1,105 grams and […]

Falconry Cultural Festival at Yulou, China

Falconry Cultural Festival at  Yulou, China

A falconer deals with his hawk as it catches a pheasant during a falconry cultural festival at Yulou Village of Jilin City, northeast China’s Jilin Province, Jan. 9, 2012. More than 40 falconers carrying their hawks took part in the festival which kicked off here Monday. <Photo: Xinhua/Sun Xin> news@theasian.asia

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