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Freshly Squeezed Camel Milk

This is Hussan, a camel herder from Sudan who lives in Saudi Arabia. He has just milked a camel for us. He will pour the fresh warm milk into a plastic bag for us to take away. A few posts … Continue reading

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Nursing Baby Camel

Baby camels nurse from their mamas for about two years. Camel milk is also good for humans. It is very nutritious, and compared to cow’s milk, is higher is Vitamin C and is more easily digested, which makes it better … Continue reading

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Fresh and Frothy Camel Milk

Frothy warm camel milk is freshly squeezed from nursing mama camels. The camel corral attendants milk the camel as soon as you request it. The cost is 20 Saudi Riyals (about $5 US) for a gallon.  They pour the warm … Continue reading

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Baby Camel Nursing

At a camel corral just outside Jeddah, this baby camel was nursing.  Mama camels are outfitted with bra-like contraptions to limit nursing time.  This ensures there will be rich frothy white camel milk available for sale to the public, at a … Continue reading

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