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20,000 camels in beauty pageant. Wonder how big the shovel brigade is…

today I stared a camel in the face

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Nearly 20,000 camels from the UAE and other Gulf Arab countries have converged on Abu Dhabi’s western region for one of the world’s largest camel beauty contests involving prizes worth nearly Dh35 million.

The camels have been brought from various parts of the UAE as well as neighbouring Saudi Arabia, Oman, Kuwait and other Gulf nations for the week-long beauty competition in the western town of Dhafra.

The contest, which started on Thursday, will stretch until next Friday and officials described it as one of the largest camel beauty pageantry events in the world in terms of the value of prizes and number of camels.

via Camel pageantry starts in Abu Dhabi – Emirates24|7.

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December 17, 2010 - Posted by | animals | ,

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