Uplifting camel

A camel that was purchased by a customer is lifted to be placed in a vehicle at a camel market near Riyadh, <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PLGEO00000070" title="Saudi Arabia" href="/topic/international/saudi-arabia-PLGEO00000070.topic">Saudi Arabia</a>. Muslims around the world are preparing to celebrate Eid al-Adha (feast of sacrifice), marking the end of the Haj, by slaughtering sheep, goats, cows and camels to commemorate Prophet Abraham's willingness to sacrifice his son Ismail on God's command.

( Reuters photo / October 24, 2012 )

A camel that was purchased by a customer is lifted to be placed in a vehicle at a camel market near Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Muslims around the world are preparing to celebrate Eid al-Adha (feast of sacrifice), marking the end of the Haj, by slaughtering sheep, goats, cows and camels to commemorate Prophet Abraham's willingness to sacrifice his son Ismail on God's command.

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