Governments, thieves, scientists, treasurer hunters, historians and despots of all kinds would crave his skill.
The hunters were formerly a numerous and merry crew here.
The Mongolians of the northern half of Asia are almost entirely nomadic, hunters and shepherds or herdsmen.
They are famous, too, as hunters of big game, attacking even elephants with sword and spear.
It is this Wale ' circumstance that facilitated the rapid invasion of Siberia Wal er l by the Russian Cossacks and hunters; they followed the omm courses of the twin rivers in their advance towards the east, and discovered short portages which permitted them to transfer their boats from the system of the Ob to that of the Yenisei, and from the latter to that of the Lena, a tributary of which - the Aldan - brought them close to the Sea of Okhotsk.