Tag Archives: Animals

All Things Birds

Everything you need to care for, feed and keep a pet bird happy can be found at this shop down south in the Bird Souk of Jeddah.   from Blogger http://susieofarabia.blogspot.com/2020/09/all-things-birds.html

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Making Extra Money

It’s common to see men selling animals out of their trucks right before holidays here in Saudi Arabia.  To earn some extra money, some men purchase lambs and goats at the market, drive to a high visibility area and then … Continue reading

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Camel Humps and Scars

Like other animals, camels develop a thick warm winter coat for the colder months. When the weather warms up, they shed the excess fur, oftentimes in chunky clumps.  The last to go is usually atop its hump.  Many camels have … Continue reading

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Shepherds and Goat Herders

from Blogger http://susieofarabia.blogspot.com/2020/08/shepherds-and-goat-herders.html

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Camel Profiles and Brand

This post shows the wide variation of colors that camels in Saudi Arabia come in. One humped dromedary camels are native to the kindgom.  Camels are brilliantly designed to live in hot desert climates like Saudi Arabia. Thick padding on … Continue reading

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White Camel

I still get a thrill when I see camels here in Saudi Arabia.  White camels are much more rare than camels that come in every shade of brown imaginable.  My husband likes to get fresh camel milk which is reputedly … Continue reading

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Lambs, Goats, and Firewood

from Blogger http://susieofarabia.blogspot.com/2020/08/lambs-goats-and-firewood.html

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More Scenes from the Birds & Animals Souk

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Winter Coats, Long Ears, and Branding

My husband thinks that these animals were imported from possibly Europe for the Eid holiday feast.  Many animals still bore the remnants of their winter coats, leading us to believe they came from a colder climate to Saudi Arabia.  These … Continue reading

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Men at the Birds and Animals Souk in Jeddah

Photos taken on my recent outing to the Birds and Animals Souk in Jeddah.  I only saw men there – I was the only woman around! I’m happy to report that just about everyone was wearing face masks. Many men … Continue reading

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