National Geographic : 1942 Sep
'The Camel, Man's Humpy, Grumpy Servant Scornfully, Resentfully, He Deigns to Pull a Plow The camel protests noisily, but carries heavy loads and thrives in desert lands where other animals would perish. Modern tractors now are displacing this age-old method of cultivation in Palestine. Staff photographer Maynard Oven Williams With Firm Big Humps and Thick Hair the Bactrian Camel Is Ready for Winter This fine one was photographed in western Anatolia, far from its homeland in China and Turkestan. Single humped beasts are usually the burden bearers here, as throughout the Middle East and Africa.