The Last Straw

Nikita Doval

The camels are vanishing from Rajasthan

Just a Novel Idea

Is camel milk a health food?

Desert Storm: Camels in the Zoo

A new bill threatens to become the straw that will break the back of Rajasthan’s camels, turning them into zoo animals. Could their milk save them?

For the Love of Polo

In Rajasthan, the game of kings is an aspirational recreation—for queens, rich tourists and poor mahouts alike. But riding a horse is not a skill that can be hired for a day, and therefore there’s also chauffeured polo, atop elephants and camels.


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