Thanks to readers like this one, we are able to document further abuses of a Jerusalem camel. Image by Rimonah Traub
Last week Green Prophet’s Maurice spotted an abused camel used for tourist rides in Jerusalem. Chained to a pole to walk around in its own faeces, his article led to a bigger feature story in a local Israeli paper Maariv (links to Hebrew version of story). He wasn’t the only local to spot the camel. A reader sends us this after seeing the story:
“Regarding the abused camel on Mount Olives, I have photographed the same camel over the past few years, the last shot I got of him, he had sores on his face, was frothing at the mouth and looked thin and neglected. I believe that this is really one very neglected and abused camel,” writes Rimonah Traub, an amateur photographer who runs the photoblog website Israel Camera Focus.
The next step is to know what the local animal authorities are going to do to help this abused creature.
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