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Pushkar Camel Fair

Jen Pollack Bianco | Posted 10.05.2011 | Travel
Jen Pollack Bianco

2010-11-19-camel1.jpgLike any vehicle on the sales lot, these "ships of the desert" are buffed spotless for the occasion. Camel hygiene is of utmost importance.

Dubai Camel Milk Producers Hope To Export 'Camelicious' Brand

BRIAN MURPHY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Food

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) -- The camels know the drill by heart. Just after dawn, they file on their own -- always in groups of 12 -- into met...

Camelscaping: Rent Camels, Fight Off Invasive Species

BigGreenBoulder Boulder, CO : BigGreenBoulder | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

So one Colorado woman has a wacky strategy for fighting it off: she thinks you might do well to rent her camels, which have acquired a taste for the s...

Second Wind Dreams Provides "Old-Time" Adventures

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Most people in their 90s don't get to jump out of an airplane, ride a motorcycle, or drink beer in a jazz club. But, that's exactly what Second Wind D...

Invading Camels To Be Shot In Australian Town

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

ALICE SPRINGS, Australia — Australian authorities plan to corral about 6,000 wild camels with helicopters and gun them down after they overran a...

Tobacco Company Reynolds In Talks To Buy Company For Quitters

AP | MICHAEL FELBERBAUM | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

RICHMOND, Va. — Reynolds American Inc., maker of Camel cigarettes and Grizzly smokeless tobacco, is in talks to buy a Swedish company that helps...

650,000 Camels Will Be Shot From Helicopters, Turned Into Burgers

Sky News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Marksmen plan to gun the animals down amid concern the thirsty dromedaries are barging into people's homes and ripping up their bathrooms looking for ...

Camel-Milk Chocolate: "The Godiva Of The Middle East"

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

Dubai's Al Nassma, the world's first brand of chocolate made with camels' milk, is in talks to expand into new Arab markets, Europe, Japan and the Uni...

Camel Cloned In Dubai

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — A scientist says the world's first cloned camel has been produced in the desert emirate of Dubai. Nisar Ahmad Wani...

Aussies Urged To Eat BBQ Camel

NZ Herald News | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

After trying to persuade Australians to eat kangaroo, emu and crocodile meat over the past few decades, the nation's agribusiness leaders have turned ...