An artist displays a sword on the last day of Pushkar Fair, during which thousands of animals, mainly camels, are brought to the fair to be sold and traded, in the desert state of Rajasthan, India. Photo Himanshu Sharma/Reuters
A trader displays his camel during a camel decoration competition at Pushkar Fair, where animals mainly camels are brought to be sold and traded in the desert Indian state of Rajasthan, India. Himanshu Sharma/Reuters
A camel held in ropes by its traders performs a dance to attract customers at a makeshift cattle market, ahead of the Eid al-Adha festival in Karachi, Pakistan
A young Bedouin lead his camel herd at sunset outside Beersheba, in southern Israel
An Egyptian guide nuzzles a camel at the Giza pyramids, on the southern outskirts of Cairo, on Monday
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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
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.
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, Pakistan.
A Bedouin man takes a leap of faith and jumps over three camels delighting visitors to the summer festival in Sanaa, Yemen, on Tuesday.
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