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An American Tale: Camels Go West (And South)
December 28, 2016 · Be The First To Comment

Photo courtesy of wikipedea   When you think of a camel, you probably imagine it standing in the middle of a North African or Asian desert. Nowadays camels live in the arid climates of the Middle East and Central Asia, but that wasn’t always the case. Let’s not forget that the closest relatives of Old […]

Miss the belly-dancing and dervish-whirling at World Trekkers: Egypt? Join us Aug. 9 for World Trekkers: France!
May 8, 2013 · Be The First To Comment

If you didn’t make World Trekkers: Egypt last Friday, we hate to break it to you, but you missed out. There were belly dancers, a whirling dervish and TWO congenial camels, named Gunther (above) and Teddy (not pictured). Even our own Director of Social Media and Assistant Director of Public Relations & Marketing tapped into […]

Camels of the Wild West [Distinguished Lecture 2/8!]
January 31, 2011 · 1 Comment

Our guest blogger, Doug Baum of the Texas Camel Corps, who previously wrote about camels for our blog, writes again to tell us different myths about camels in the USA and how several ended up in Texas. Don’t miss our upcoming lecture on Tuesday, Feb. 8 on the creation of the Texas Camel Corp and […]

Camels of the Silk Road – Free Family Event! [Guest Post]
August 16, 2010 · 4 Comments

Editor’s Note: Secrets of the Silk Road opens in just two weeks! Join us opening weekend for a special, free family program: Camels of the Silk Road, from 12 – 4 pm. Camel connoisseur Doug Baum is bringing 6 camels to the Museum for a fascinating educational program. There will also be camel crafts for […]



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