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Falcons that fly up majestically into the sky and swoop down to snatch their prey – falconry is one of the most popular sports in the Arab world. This hunting game, coupled with Dubai’s culture, has evolved into a sport for the royal family and an essential element of desert life. ‘Falconry’ is a traditional hunting method that tames the falcon or raptor to catch prey in the wild. Falconry is part of the traditional culture. In the Middle East, veterinary medicine for falcons is thriving; there are even passports for falcons. Through falconry, the Middle East’s veterinary technology has mastered advanced artificial breeding techniques. Discover the Arabic culture that has been created through falconry.