Karavansara

East of Constantinople, West of Shanghai

Running camels

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Here at Karavansara we love camels, and we are surprised of the fact that they are sometimes considered indolent animals.
A camel can run at 70 km/h on the desert floor.
And here is a beautiful photo, from the IPA Awards 2018.

Author: Davide Mana

Paleontologist. By day, researcher, teacher and ecological statistics guru. By night, pulp fantasy author-publisher, translator and blogger. In the spare time, Orientalist Anonymous, guerilla cook.

2 thoughts on “Running camels

  1. Beautiful! Wonderful colours, and such a sense of sweeping motion!

    (And I’ve always loved that scene in Lawrence of Arabia, the one where Lawrence sits on a seemingly unmovable dromedary, and then tries the order he’s just been taught – something like at-at-at-at – and the creature immediately goes from meditative repose to full gallop, plunking Lawrence in the sand…)

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