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Pace Of Camels

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Parent Issue
Day
28
Month
April
Year
1899
Copyright
Public Domain
OCR Text

Seven miles an hour is the camel's best pace. Nor can it maintain this rate over two hours. Its usual speed is about five miles an hour - a slow, lounging pace, beyond which it is danerous, with nine camels out of ten, to urge them, or else, as the Asiatics say, they "break their hearts," and literally die on the spot.