What I Saw at a Huge Camel Beauty Pageant in the Indian Desert
The sun was hot, but the competition was even hotter.
The Saudi Arabian Festival Where Camels Race for Millions in Cash
The King Abdulaziz Camel Festival is the largest of its kind, drawing titans of business and politics from across the Middle East each year.
Watch Eddie Huang Ride a Camel into the Desert
The VICELAND host flies to the heart of the UAE for a taste of the region's ancient culture and a look at how new residents are diversifying the city.
FDA Warns LA Wellness Hipsters that Camel Milk Is Not a Miracle Cure
Desert Farms brand camel milk is sold in Whole Foods and other organic grocers in California and by mail-order through his website, retailing for $18 per pint online. But that's not the problem.
Visiting Australia's Oldest Mosque in an Isolated Outback Town
The story of how Afghan cameleers helped settle rural Australia in the 19th century.
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MERS Virus Claims Another Victim in South Korea
The Middle East Respiratory Syndrome first emerged in Saudi Arabia in 2012, and is thought to have possibly been transmitted to people through the consumption of camel products — including urine.
Delicious and Nutritious Feral Camels Are Destroying Western Australia
As the bush dries up, migrating camels in search of water are leaving a trail of destruction across the state.
I Asked an Expert Which Gross Diseases I Should Panic About
"One of the scariest threats to me is pandemic flu."
Shopping for Camel Meat Outside Cairo
When I visited the camel market in Birqash recently, I could hear sticks as they whipped through the air and cracked on strained, burdened flesh.
The Sacrificial Animals of Instagram
This weekend, Muslims around the world are celebrating Eid al-Adha, AKA "The Festival of the Sacrifice." And some people are taking the opportunity to give their chosen animals a close-up on Instagram before they part ways with this world.
Amish Farmers Are Milking Camels for Your Health
We might a fraught relationship with raw milk in the US, but in the Middle East raw camels milk is a substance so prized that it's saved it for special occasions. Meet the man bringing the stuff to the US market via a network of Amish farmers.
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Miss Camel Beauty Contest
Charlet finds herself the only woman in the desert, looking for the elusive beauty in the beast.