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Cattle at the nomad camp of farmer Tanzurun Darisyu near Kyzyl town in the Republic of Tuva

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A look at life on the snow-covered steppe with Tuvan farmers, who raise sheep, goats, and cattle in subzero temperatures and ride camel-drawn sleds. (Reuters)

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An aerial view shows cattle at the nomad camp of farmer Tanzurun Darisyu in the Kara-Charyaa area south of Kyzyl town, the administrative center of the Republic of Tuva (Tyva region) — with temperatures at about minus 27 degrees Celsius (minus 16.6 degrees Fahrenheit) — in southern Siberia, Russia, on Feb. 14, 2018. (Photo: Ilya Naymushin/Reuters)


Tanzurun Darisyu, head of a private Tuvan farm located in the Kara-Charyaa area south of Kyzyl town, the administrative center of the Republic of Tuva (Tyva region), holds a lamb in southern Siberia, Russia, on Feb. 14, 2018. (Photo: Ilya Naymushin/Reuters)


Tuvan shepherds travel on a sled pulled by an Asian two-humped camel in the snow-covered steppe near the nomad camp of farmer Tanzurun Darisyu located in the Kara-Charyaa area south of Kyzyl town, the administrative center of the Republic of Tuva (Tyva region) in southern Siberia, Russia, on Feb. 14, 2018. (Photo: Ilya Naymushin/Reuters)


Tanzurun Darisyu, right, head of a Tuvan private farm located in the Kara-Charyaa area, has a meal with her neighbours and relatives inside a yurt south of Kyzyl town, the administrative center of the Republic of Tuva (Tyva region) in southern Siberia, Russia, on Feb. 14, 2018. (Photo: Ilya Naymushin/Reuters)


Sheep and goats are seen at the nomad camp of farmer Tanzurun Darisyu in the Kara-Charyaa area south of Kyzyl town, the administrative center of the Republic of Tuva (Tyva region) in southern Siberia, Russia, on Feb. 14, 2018. (Photo: Ilya Naymushin/Reuters)


Tuvan shepherds travel on a sled pulled by an Asian two-humped camel in the snow-covered steppe near the nomad camp of farmer Tanzurun Darisyu located in the Kara-Charyaa area south of Kyzyl town, the administrative center of the Republic of Tuva (Tyva region) in southern Siberia, Russia, on Feb. 14, 2018. (Photo: Ilya Naymushin/Reuters)


Aerial view shows the nomad camp of farmer Tanzurun Darisyu in the Kara-Charyaa area south of Kyzyl town, the administrative center of the Republic of Tuva (Tyva region) in southern Siberia, Russia, on Feb. 14, 2018. (Photo: Ilya Naymushin/Reuters)


Tuvan shepherds herd sheep and goats at the nomad camp of farmer Tanzurun Darisyu in the Kara-Charyaa area south of Kyzyl town, the administrative center of the Republic of Tuva (Tyva region) in southern Siberia, Russia, on Feb. 14, 2018. (Photo: Ilya Naymushin/Reuters)


Tanzurun Darisyu, head of a Tuvan private farm located in the Kara-Charyaa area south of Kyzyl town, the administrative center of the Republic of Tuva, holds a lamb in southern Siberia, Russia, on Feb. 14, 2018. (Photo: Ilya Naymushin/Reuters)


Tanzurun Darisyu, second from left, head of a Tuvan private farm in the Kara-Charyaa area, has a meal with her neighbours and relatives inside a yurt south of Kyzyl town, the administrative center of the Republic of Tuva (Tyva region) in southern Siberia, Russia, on Feb. 14, 2018. (Photo: Ilya Naymushin/Reuters)