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Stories About Mongolia
Was Part of the Great Wall of China Built in a Panic—or Just to Control Livestock?
The Mongolian section could have been related to Genghis Khan or to cows.
by Colleen Kelly
Mongolia’s 'Forbidden Zone' Is Guarding an 800-Year-Old Secret
Is the vast Khan Khentii Strictly Protected Area the final resting place of Genghis Khan?
by Frank Jacobs, Big Think
Did Khutulun and Other Warrior Women Actually Fight in the Mongol Army?
From wielding lethal bows to commanding troops, the female soldiers of the Central Asian steppe were formidable foes.
by Sarah Durn
The Women Who Ran Genghis Khan’s Empire
From fighting in the army to managing the kingdom, women were key players in every aspect of the Mongol Empire.
by Sarah Durn
Mongolia's Melting Ice Reveals Fragile Prehistoric Artifacts
Researchers scramble to find and study everyday items preserved for millennia and now at risk.
by William Taylor
Can the Mighty Bankhar Dogs of Mongolia Save the Steppe?
These ancient guardians of the traditional nomadic way of life are making a comeback.
by Shoshi Parks
How a Young Eagle Huntress Kicks Butt at a Kazakh Tradition
10-year old Aimoldir Dayanbek is out there beating grown men.
by Winnie Lee