National Geographic : 1941 Aug
Staff Photographer W. Robert Moore Bloated from Big Drinks of Welcome Water, These Camels Now Bawl, Grunt, Wheeze, and Sneeze inSatisfaction Camels are strangely articulate. They bite and protest audibly when overloaded. After gorging with foodorafter along-wanted drink, they gurgle with guttural delight, emit odd.body squeaks and gastronomic rumblings. Arabs, with a hundred names for camels, knowthe herd feels good when at nightfall they hear a thousand camel stomachs growling all at once. These animals belong to the Anazeh tribe, in summer camp north ofRakka near the Syrian-Turkish border.