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Men buy and sell camels at Birqash camel market in Cairo, Egypt

A man walks with a camel at Birqash camel market on January 27, 2012 in Cairo, Egypt. On the edge of the western dessert, thousands of camels are bought and sold every Friday at Brqash camel market, one of the biggest in the Middle East. (Photo by Jeff J. Mitchell/Getty Images)
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28 Jan 2012 14:55:00
In this Saturday, April 8, 2017 photo, a keeper walks camels to the Al Marmoom Camel Racetrack, in al-Lisaili about 40 km (25  miles) southeast of Dubai, United Arab Emirates. (Photo by Kamran Jebreili/AP Photo)

In this Saturday, April 8, 2017 photo, a keeper walks camels to the Al Marmoom Camel Racetrack, in al-Lisaili about 40 km (25 miles) southeast of Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Camel racing is a big-money sport and fast thoroughbreds can fetch well over a million dollars. As rising temperatures across Gulf Arab countries signal the end of the winter camel racing season, Dubai is wrapping up its races with the annual Al Marmoom Heritage Festival that has drawn thousands of camels from across the oil-rich Gulf. (Photo by Kamran Jebreili/AP Photo)
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19 Apr 2017 08:44:00
A young Emirati boy looks on as his falcon flies at the Liwa desert, 220 kms west of Abu Dhabi, on the sidelines of the Mazayin Dhafra Camel Festival on December 21, 2013. (Photo by Karim Sahib/AFP Photo)

A young Emirati boy looks on as his falcon flies at the Liwa desert, 220 kms west of Abu Dhabi, on the sidelines of the Mazayin Dhafra Camel Festival on December 21, 2013. The festival, which attracts participants from around the Gulf region, includes a camel beauty contest, a display of UAE handcrafts and other activities aimed at promoting the country's folklore. (Photo by Karim Sahib/AFP Photo)
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27 Dec 2013 10:55:00
People sit on a cart with a camel tied to it during “Temeenii bayar”, the Camel Festival, in Dalanzadgad, Umnugobi aimag, Mongolia, March 6, 2016. (Photo by B. Rentsendorj/Reuters)

People sit on a cart with a camel tied to it during “Temeenii bayar”, the Camel Festival, in Dalanzadgad, Umnugobi aimag, Mongolia, March 6, 2016. On the steppes of the Gobi Desert, the crowd urges on Bactrian camels laden down with all that's needed to build and live in a traditional Mongolian tent. Guinness World Records classes the 15 km race thatÕs part of the two-day festival as the largest camel race in the world, drawing 1,108 participants. The winning camel romped home in 35 minutes and 12 seconds, according to the records website. (Photo by B. Rentsendorj/Reuters)
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30 Mar 2016 11:13:00
Ahmed, a 10-year-old jockey, looks on during the opening of the International Camel Racing festival at the Sarabium desert in Ismailia, Egypt, March 21, 2017. (Photo by Amr Abdallah Dalsh/Reuters)

Ahmed, a 10-year-old jockey, looks on during the opening of the International Camel Racing festival at the Sarabium desert in Ismailia, Egypt, March 21, 2017. (Photo by Amr Abdallah Dalsh/Reuters)
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29 Mar 2017 09:18:00
A man walks behind camels at the Birqash Camel Market, ahead of Eid al-Adha or Festival of Sacrifice, on the outskirts of Cairo September 29, 2014. (Photo by Amr Abdallah Dalsh/Reuters)

A man walks behind camels at the Birqash Camel Market, ahead of Eid al-Adha or Festival of Sacrifice, on the outskirts of Cairo September 29, 2014. Birqash Camel Market, one of the biggest markets for camel meat in Africa, draws sellers from Libya, Sudan, Somalia and other regions in Egypt. The camels sold at the market are also used in tourism. Traders say that the selling rate for a camel in 2014 is anywhere between 5,000 and 20,000 Egyptian pounds (700 – 2800 USD). (Photo by Amr Abdallah Dalsh/Reuters)
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02 Oct 2014 10:20:00
Camelot, with rider Kris Anderson, wins an exhibition race billed as “The Cameltonian” at the Meadowlands Race Track in East Rutherford, New Jersey June 21, 2014. Run by Hedrick's Promotions in Nickerson, Kansas, this is the third year the race has been run at the track, in tandem with an ostrich race. (Photo by Ray Stubblebine/Reuters)

Camelot, with rider Kris Anderson, wins an exhibition race billed as “The Cameltonian” at the Meadowlands Race Track in East Rutherford, New Jersey June 21, 2014. Run by Hedrick's Promotions in Nickerson, Kansas, this is the third year the race has been run at the track, in tandem with an ostrich race. (Photo by Ray Stubblebine/Reuters)
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29 Jun 2014 09:14:00
An Indian woman collects camel dung during the annual cattle fair in Pushkar, in the western Indian state of Rajasthan, Sunday, November 10, 2013. Pushkar, located on the banks of Pushkar Lake, is a popular Hindu pilgrimage spot that is also frequented by foreign tourists who come to the town for the annual cattle fair and camel races. (Photo by Ajit Solanki/AP Photo)

An Indian woman collects camel dung during the annual cattle fair in Pushkar, in the western Indian state of Rajasthan, Sunday, November 10, 2013. Pushkar, located on the banks of Pushkar Lake, is a popular Hindu pilgrimage spot that is also frequented by foreign tourists who come to the town for the annual cattle fair and camel races. (Photo by Ajit Solanki/AP Photo)
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11 Nov 2013 10:59:00