Saturday, March 29, 2008

Weird News : Camel Pageant

Camel pageants have become major events in Saudi Arabia in recent years. Early in November, Reuters reported, “A leading authority of Saudi Arabia's hardline school of Islam has condemned camel beauty contests as evil.” Still, in the desert region of Um Rgheiba 248 miles from Riyadh, camel owners gathered for the Mazayen al-Ibl competition Dec 7, to find the most beautiful camels. “The nose should be long and droop down, that's more beautiful,” one of the event organizers, explained. “The ears should stand back, and the neck should be long. The hump should be high, but slightly to the back. Source: Dido L. Arellano see more weird news!!