|Nansal Batchuluun||Oldest Daughter|
|Nansalmaa Batchuluun||Youngest Daughter|
Nansal, the oldest daughter of a nomadic Mongolian family, finds a small dog and names him Zochor. Her father refuses to let her keep it, believing it will bring the family bad luck and lead wolves to their sheep. Nansal decides to defy her father by hiding her four-legged friend but as winter approaches and the family prepares to move camps, Zochor is tied to a post by Nansal's father. He is forced to reconsider after the dog protects their youngest child from vultures.