Wednesday, January 24, 2018

camel-tampering alleged

Twelve camels have been disqualified from Saudi Arabia’s annual camel beauty contest after receiving botulinum toxin injections to make their pouts look more alluring.
Saudi authorities have raised the profile of the King Abdulaziz camel festival by relocating it from the desert to the outskirts of the capital, Riyadh.
This year’s event has been been mired in scandal after the lure of 20m Saudi riyals (£3.7m) in prize money for each category tempted some owners to cheat.
And you thought Lance Armstrong, the Kardashian seraglio and other selfies-in-action had a lock on chemical improvements.


  1. I never thought I'd see camel and alluring in the same sentence.

    1. I’d rather see “Trump tells the truth.” in the same sentence.