Altangerel Dulamsuren, 6, is seen with her family's goats in Uyanga, Mongolia. The cashmere from goats is the main source of income for many nomads. Ariana Lindquist for NPR hide caption

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"Ninja" miners carry a ram by motorcycle through a gold mining camp in Uyanga soum, Mongolia. Ariana Lindquist for NPR hide caption

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