It seems even camels are subjected to unrealistic magnificence requirements. In a stunning headline from Saudi Arabia, 12 camels have apparently been disqualified from a camel magnificence competitors within the nation, after they got Botox injections to make them look extra stunning.
The incident occurred earlier than the second annual King Abdulaziz Camel Festival in Rumah, about 160 kilometres east of Riyadh. The 28-day pageant options camel racing and gross sales of the animals, however there may be additionally a camel magnificence contest which affords prizes that quantity to USD $30 million. The large sum of money on the road might clarify the lengths persons are going to win, which incorporates subjecting animals to cosmetic surgery and Botox.
The National studies that within the probably million-dollar business of gorgeous camels, persons are going to nice lengths to verify they have essentially the most enticing animals. Apparently, a very good camel is predicted to have full and droopy lips and huge options with a view to be among the best.
According to the studies, a veterinarian was caught giving animals therapies days earlier than the event. The animals got Botox and even cosmetic surgery. In an announcement on the pageant’s web site, entitled “No for fraud and tampering! Yes for camel welfare and fair contest”, the pageant says it “has confirmed its efforts to counter fraud and tampering. It will not allow fraud or tampering to pass”, nonetheless the assertion doesn’t particularly reference the Botox allegations.
Saudi Arabia is at the moment making modifications in an effort to attract in additional vacationers to the dominion, asserting that it’ll quickly start issuing vacationer visas, the place beforehand solely business travellers, pilgrims, or travellers with household within the nation might travel there.