The Voice of Camels

Published: Nov 16, 2020

It began innocently, organically. The plan to demonstrate for camels because he had decided to care for a number of them. They grew to become part of his family over time. As he took the time to learn about them and the treatment they received, the way they were bought and sold, often secretly, around the world, he began to think they needed a voice. Why should he not be that voice?

They were used as a food source: their meat treated like beef in his own country. They were used to carry goods like horses. Their cousins with the single hump were growing in staggering numbers in some parts of the world. His head became sluggish as he tried to think of it all. He had been part of the problem and now he could do differently.