Camel racing

Source: CNN

Deep in the heart of the United Arab Emirates, the ancient sport of camel racing is enjoying a resurgence. In keeping with the region’s rapid development from gulf outpost to economic hotspot, prize money for winning camels can now be upwards of $2 million. One bull camel was reportedly sold recently for 35 million Dirham — over $9.5 million.

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Categories: Asia, UAE

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