Camel prepares for turbulence

Oct. 24, 2012 at 6:25 AM ET

Have you ever wondered how a camel would react if you asked it to adopt the brace position? Assuming you had encountered a compliant beast (and one with a good understanding of English), I'm thinking it might look something like this:

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A camel that was purchased by a customer is lifted to be placed in a vehicle at a camel market near Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, on October 23, 2012. Muslims around the world are preparing to celebrate Eid al-Adha (the feast of sacrifice), marking the end of the Hajj, by slaughtering sheep, goats, cows and camels to commemorate Prophet Abraham's willingness to sacrifice his son Ismail on God's command.