Camel demand soars in India
By Jo Johnson in New Delhi
Published: May 2 2008 19:05 | Last updated: May 2 2008 19:05
Farmers in the Indian state of Rajasthan are rediscovering the humble camel.
As the cost of running gas-guzzling tractors soars, even-toed ungulates are making a comeback, raising hopes that a fall in the population of the desert state’s signature animal can be reversed.