Jun 29, 2011

Picture of the Day: Camel Caravan at an Oasis

picture of the day Picture of the Day: Camel Caravan at an Oasis

 

CAMEL CARAVAN AT AN OASIS

 

camels drinking at an oasis in chad Picture of the Day: Camel Caravan at an Oasis
Photograph by GEORGE STEINMETZ / NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC

 

Knee-deep wading is bliss for camels in Chad’s Archeï, a canyon whose trapped waters hold a zoological surprise. Fertilized by beasts’ droppings, algae are eaten by fish that are preyed upon by an isolated group of crocodiles.

 

National Geographic via Reddit

 

 

 

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