Tag: camels

    Camels weep as their young perish in Syria’s killer drought
    19 Dec 2021

    Camels are a miserable canary in the coal mine of Syria, which is experiencing its worst drought in 70 years, Al-Monitor states. Let’s get to know about the tough situation in the war-torn country. *** A baby camel moans in anguish as it sits in a muddy manger, its forelegs folded under its emaciated frame. […]

    Botox-injected camels barred from Saudi Arabia beauty contest

    Saudi Arabian authorities have conducted their biggest campaign against camel beauty contestants receiving Botox injections and other artificial touch-ups, the state-run Saudi Press Agency reported on December, 8. Cosmetic alterations to make the animals more attractive are strictly prohibited in the country. More than 40 camels have been disqualified from the annual King Abdulaziz Camel […]

    Al Dhafrah Festival’s Razin Camel Beauty Pageant started on November 25
    27 Nov 2021

    The Razin Camel Beauty Pageant of the 15th Al Dhafrah Festival started on November 25 morning in Razin, Al Wathba, Abu Dhabi, BNA reports. The pageant, held under the patronage of HH Shaikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, will run until […]

    How Sudan’s tribes transformed their camel business to keep Gulf buyers

    Marketing of the renowned racing animals moved online to beat pandemic shutdowns and export ban, The National News states. East of the Sudanese capital Khartoum, in the shadow of a huge gum tree, the elders of the Al Bashareen tribe gathered around a young man to learn how the internet could help sell their pedigree […]