Photos of camels

Stock Photography By Heather Farish

These are photos of camels taken throughout the world - at work, at rest, up close and in their natural environment - the desert. It includes the people for whom camels are a major part of their life.

Close up of a camel head - side on
Close up of a camel head - side
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Cameleer in the Sahara Desert
Cameleer in the Sahara Desert
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On camels in the Sahara Desert near Timbuktu, Mali
On camels in the Sahara Desert
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On camels in the Sahara Desert near Timbuktu, Mali
On camels in the Sahara Desert
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Camel train in the Sahara Desert
Camel train in the Sahara
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Close up of a camel head - front on
Close up of a camel head -
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A lake in the Sahara Desert
A lake in the Sahara Desert
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Two camels - head to tail
Two camels - head to tail
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Camels on the edge of the Sahara
Camels on the edge of the
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A Tuareg desert nomad
A Tuareg desert nomad
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Camels on the edge of the Sahara
Camels on the edge of the
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An Australian camel safari
An Australian camel safari
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1. Close up of a camel head - side on. Camels were once the main form of transport in the Sahara Desert. Today camels such as this one, transport tourists in and out of the desert in places such as Erg Chebbi. This is the western edge of the Sahara Desert in Morocco.

2. Cameleer in the Sahara Desert. A cameleer is in charge of the camels when they head off into the desert. Here he was taking a group of tourists into the desert of Erg Chebbi in western Morocco.

3. On camels in the Sahara Desert near Timbuktu, Mali. An interesting but uncomfortable way to explore the Sahara Desert it to go on a camel ride.

4. On camels in the Sahara Desert near Timbuktu, Mali. An interesting but uncomfortable way to explore the Sahara Desert it to go on a camel ride.

5. Camel train in the Sahara Desert. At the western edge of the Sahara Desert in Morocco, camel trains are regularly seen taking groups of people into and out of the desert dunes of Erg Chebbi.

6. Close up of a camel head - front on. Camels were once the main form of transport in the Sahara Desert. Today camels such as this one, transport tourists in and out of the desert in places such as Erg Chebbi. This is the western edge of the Sahara Desert in Morocco.

7. A lake in the Sahara Desert. Although the Sahara Desert is generally sandy and dry, occasionally a deluge of rain causes lakes to form such as here at Erg Chebbi in Morocco.

8. Two camels - head to tail. Camels remain the most ecofriendly way of travelling the Sahara Desert. These two camels are part of a camel train in Morocco, at the western edge of the Sahara.

9. Camels on the edge of the Sahara. In southern Morocco is the edge of the Sahara Desert, where camels roam. Here at Erg Chigaga, west of M'Hamid, camels are seen amongst the dunes.

10. A Tuareg desert nomad. Mali is a mixture of many different tribal groups that each have their own traditions. This Tuareg desert nomad, with the traditional blue scarf, lives near Timbuktu on the southern edge of the Sahara Desert. Hanging from his neck is a Tuareg purse or wallet, where they keep money and other valuables.

11. Camels on the edge of the Sahara. In southern Morocco is the edge of the Sahara Desert, where camels roam. Here at Erg Chigaga, west of M'Hamid, camels are seen amongst the dunes.

12. An Australian camel safari. A camel safari in the East MacDonnell Ranges near Ross River Homestead, east of Alice Springs.It is believed that Australia has the largest wild camel population in the world, and their quality is such that they are exported to the Middle East.

 

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