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Some funny things can happen when you take your camel out for a walk!

short stories about a man in California and his Bactrian camel, Gobi Sandman

Camel Tales, Folklores, and Legends

legends and fables from around the world as well as other fictional stories

How the Camel Got His Hump

from Rudyard Kipling’s Just So Stories

The Jackal and the Camel

an Indian tale

Camel Proverbs

proverbs from around the world about camels

Some Words about Camels...

National Geographic Fact File: Arabian (Dromedary) Camel

includes an animal profile, photos, a video, and an audio recording of a camel

Camels
In Egypt, camels are important resources. Camels provide transportation, shelter, fuel, and food to the Bedouin tribes in the desert. Camels can walk 5 km an hour and easily carry 150 kilograms (and can even carry up to 450 kg!).Their hair and skin are used to make tents, rugs, and bags. Their dung can be used as fuel and, in fact, has a pleasant scent as it burns. Camels also provide meat and milk that is more nutritious than cow's milk. It is no wonder that one of the Bedouin names for camels was Ata Allah - God's gift.

BBC Nature: Wildlife - Dromedary Camel

includes info on distribution, habitat, and behaviors; also has an audio recording of a camel