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Ready for my Closeup, Mr. DeMille

Above is a closeup profile shot of an adult Dromedary camel, native to dry desert areas like Saudi Arabia. Below is a portrait of a much younger camel. The main difference I can see is the adult’s head length is … Continue reading

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My World: Family Portrait

Not your typical family portrait, but a family none-the-less… The large silver male on the right shows off perhaps not his best looking side which allows him to carry comfortably padded bright pink built-in seating with him wherever he goes. … Continue reading

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Desert Dwellers

Just a few miles outside of the city of Jeddah, I snapped this photo as we drove by on the highway.  A small community of tents which are home to desert dwellers called Bedouins were set up here during the … 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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