Picture of the Day: Camel Caravan at an Oasis

Photo: Camels wading in a canyon

Photograph by George Steinmetz, National Geographic

Knee-deep wading is bliss for camels in Chad’s Archeï, a canyon whose trapped waters hold a zoological surprise. Fertilized by beasts’ droppings, algae are eaten by fish that are preyed upon by an isolated group of crocodiles. Photograph and text from the March 1999 feature story “Journey to the Heart of the Sahara.

Photograph and text from the March 1999 feature story “Journey to the Heart of the Sahara.”

Source:nationalgeographic

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