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International Meet on Camels- Bikaner

PostPosted: Fri Sep 15, 2006 11:57 pm
by maverick
A two-day international conference on camels will be held in Bikaner from December 31.

The meet, organised by the Veterinary College and Rajasthan Agriculture University (RAU), Bikaner, will attract scientists from 10 countries, informed Prof. Parmatma Singh, Vice-Chancellor, RAU.

The meet will discuss the modern trend in researches on camels, also known as the ship of the desert, along with future strategies of saving this species.

Over 1.90 crore camels of different species exist in the world.

Its population in India is around 6.30 lakh, and the country is ranked fifth in regard to population of the camels in the world.

Rajasthan celebrates camel festival from January 2-4, 2007.