Saudi Arabia Just Broke A World Record And A LOT Of Falcons Were Involved In The Process

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Falcons, yes! The King Abdul Aziz Falconry Festival just held the world's largest falcon racing tournament.

It has received certification from the Guinness Book of Records for marking a new world record

The falcon racing tournament took place from January 25 to February 3 and involved a record 1,723 falcons competing for 10 days.

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The festival included rounds for Saudi falconers and international rounds with 39 winners picked in total.

A total cash pot of prizes values at SAR 17, 630, 000 were in store for the participants who came from all over the world

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The winners of each round are to receive SR500,000, while second and third places will get SR200,000 and SR100,000 respectively.

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