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The Magnificent Migration

Beginning around 3,000 years ago, humans began domesticating camels in Asia and the Middle East.  Adapted for the harshest of climates and traveling long distances,  the camel's journey began  40 million years ago—all the way from North America.

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The Magnificent Migration

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Camels and Culture—A Celebration

Celebrating their national animal, some 40,000 camels are brought by truck, by trek, singly and in herds, to compete in contests of beauty, speed and obedience outside Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Camel-culture exhibits round out the annual King Abdulaziz Camel Festival.
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Camels and Culture—A Celebration

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Bling Your Camel

Want your camel to stand out from the herd? Don’t think too hard about endurance—it’s pretty much a given for a camel. Speed? Not every camel has it. But accessories? Maybe an artistic fur-cut? That’s up to you.

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Bling Your Camel

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The Art of Saddling a Camel

Since the earliest days of domestication, the camel’s hump—or humps—have challenged would-be riders. In Africa, Arabia, India and Central Asia, saddle designs have long expressed both utility, beauty and culture.

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The Art of Saddling a Camel

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The Culinary Camel

From Bedouin banquets to hipster hashi-burger food trucks, it’s time for taste-testing the desert-to-dessert caravan of camel milks, camel pizzas, camel sliders, ice cream flavors, energy drinks and upscale chocolate. Camel: It’s one of the world’s fastest-growing health-and-heritage consumer product sectors.

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The Culinary Camel

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2019 Gregorian-Hijri Calendar – Camel

Herded, saddled, loaded by traders; cared for, sung about and even sung to—one-humped dromedaries prove extraordinary in deserts where the sun is hot; two-humped Bactrians rank no less in others where it is not. Let the rhythmic gaits of our calendar camels carry you along for the year.

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2019 Gregorian-Hijri Calendar – Camel

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