Camel

A Pakistani nomad woman carries a bucket

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A female nomad carries a bucket of camel milk for sale in Karachi, Pakistan on Wednesday. Camel milk, a traditional drink in the desert, is growing in popularity in Pakistan’s big cities

Horse Racing - The Paul's Place Raceday - Chepstow Racecourse...Andy Smith on his way to victory in the second heat during The William Hill Camel Derby at Chepstow Racecourse. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Thursday November 21, 2013. See PA Story RACING Chepstow. Photo credit should read:

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Jockey Andy Smith guides his mount to victory in the second qualifying heat for the William Hill Camel Derby at Chepstow racecourse in Wales on Thursday. 

Rajasthani camel vendors and buyers interacts during the Pushkar Fair or Pushkar ka Mela, one of the world's largest cattle fairs, in Pushkar, Rajasthan state, India, 11 November 2013. Around 50,000 camels are sold, decorated, shaved and raced at the event.

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Camel and other livestock sellers and buyers interact during one of the world’s largest cattle fairs in Pushkar, Rajasthan in India. About 50,000 camels are sold, decorated, shaved and raced at the event

Men ride on a motorcycle while leading a recently purchased camel ahead of Eid al-Adha celebrations on the outskirts of Karachi October 15, 2013. Muslims across the world celebrate the annual festival of Eid al-Adha or the Festival of Sacrifice, which marks the end of the annual hajj pilgrimage, by slaughtering goats, sheep, cows and camels in commemoration of the Prophet Abraham's readiness to sacrifice his son to show obedience to Allah. Eid al-Adha in Pakistan falls on October 16. REUTERS/Athar Hussain

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Men ride on a motorcycle while leading a recently purchased camel ahead of Eid al-Adha celebrations on the outskirts of Karachi, Pakistan

A Bedouin man jumps over camels during the Sanaa Summer Festival in Sanaa...A Bedouin man jumps over camels during the Sanaa Summer Festival in Sanaa August 20, 2013. The two-week festival aims to stimulate domestic tourism and reassure local and international tourists about Yemen's stability. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah (YEMEN - Tags: SOCIETY TRAVEL ANIMALS TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)

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A Bedouin man takes a leap of faith and jumps over three camels delighting visitors to the summer festival in Sanaa, Yemen, on Tuesday. 

Camel market in Birqash ...epa03714788 Egyptian vendors present their animals on a camel market in Birqash, 40 kilometers north of Cairo, Egypt, 24 May 2013. Hundreds of camels are brought in from Sudan and Somalia to be sold on Egypt's largest camel market every Friday. Depending on the animal's age and health a camel can be sold for up to 1500 Euros.  EPA/OLIVER WEIKEN

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Vendors show their animals at a camel market in Birqash, 40km north of Cairo, Egypt, on Friday. Hundreds of camels are brought in from Sudan and Somalia to be sold at the market every week. Depending on its age and health, a camel can be sold for up to 1,500 euros