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A Bedouin resident of the Negev managed to complete the inconceivable feat when he stuffed two camels into his car in order to transport them to the West Bank Judea.

The camels' reality is a lot less funny than the punch line of a joke starting with that same question is meant to be. They are being brought to the West Bank for slaughter, after which their meat will be sold for consumption.


"Once, goods used to be smuggled on camels. Now we are smuggling the camels themselves," joked Amir Abu Jamma, a resident of Ar'ara who photographed to unusual sight.

Abu Jamma said that the car's driver explained to him that he was smuggling the camels to the Palestinian territories to be slaughtered and sold for meat. "It is less expensive than lamb. For the price of four sheep, you can buy one camel," he explained.

Abu Jamma said that he had never seen camels b

Added: Mar-2-2009 Occurred On: Mar-1-2009
By: Carl_in_Jerusalem
Arts and Entertainment, Middle East
Tags: Israel, Bedouin, Arab, camels, Subaru
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