Sunday, April 29, 2007


Now, that’s culture

Their legs are long, their eyes are big, their bodies curvaceous…

So begins a story out of Saudi Arabia about a beauty pageant. For camels.

Go ahead and laugh, infidel. Enjoy your Hollywood sleaze and your Internet pornography while you can. The party’s almost over. Some day soon you can kiss it all goodbye when we take over and replace this decadence with wholesome entertainment.

Like camel races. Camel-spitting contests. And, yes—camel beauty pageants.

Quote: "Bedouin Arabs are intimately connected to camels, and they want to preserve this heritage. The importance of this competition is that it helps preserve the pure-breds," said Sheikh Omair, one of the tribe's leaders,

Meanwhile, in other camel news:

o Los Angeles - The bones of a prehistoric camel believed to be about 10 000 years old have been discovered at the site of a future Wal-Mart store in Mesa, a suburb of Phoenix, The Arizona Republic reported on Saturday. [Ancient camel bones found in Arizona]

o Charlene Joyce says hello to Kazzy, a two-hump, female Bactrian Camel at Quail Garden, a senior assisted living facility, in Livermore, Calif. on Thursday April 26, 2007. The six-year-old adult camel, whose humps reach 7-1/2-ft. tall, visited Quail Garden with a number of other therapeutic animals from Lyon Ranch. [Nader Khouri/Contra Costa Times]

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