In this Thursday, Oct. 18, 2012 photo, Sarah Gough, a veterinary nurse, right, prepares to wrap a falcon in a towel during a medical procedure at a Falcon hospital in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The ... more 
In this Thursday, Oct. 18, 2012 photo, Sarah Gough, a veterinary nurse, right, prepares to wrap a falcon in a towel during a medical procedure at a Falcon hospital in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The Dubai Falcon Hospital was established by Sheik Hamdan bin Rashid al Maktoum, the brother of the ruler of Dubai, in 1983 and and provides care to hunting and breading falcons of royal families in Gulf States and emergency treatments for all the falcons in the UAE. While the methods to develop top-quality hunting falcons date back to antiquity, its transition into a modern Middle Eastern passion has brought in microchip tagging and price tags that can run well over $10,000 for a prime bird.(AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Kamran Jebreili
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