Camels Arrive for Contest

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The road is crowded with cars and camels as Bedouins make their way to the Camel Beauty Contest near Abu Dhabi. Bringing their animals by truck or walking them for days, contestants from seven Arab countries set up camps for the week and compete.<br />
Camels are judged on their beauty by the size and shape of their necks, heads, humps, and toe cleavage.
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The road is crowded with cars and camels as Bedouins make their way to the Camel Beauty Contest near Abu Dhabi. Bringing their animals by truck or walking them for days, contestants from seven Arab countries set up camps for the week and compete.
Camels are judged on their beauty by the size and shape of their necks, heads, humps, and toe cleavage.
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