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In pictures: King Abdulaziz Camel Festival in Riyadh

Miss Camel with prizes amounting to $30 million

In pictures: King Abdulaziz Camel Festival in Riyadh
A camel stands as Saudi women arrive to attend the annual King Abdulaziz Camel Festival, also referred to as Miss Camel, in Rimah, Riyadh. (FAYEZ NURELDINE/AFP/Getty Images)
In pictures: King Abdulaziz Camel Festival in Riyadh
A Saudi man leads camels at the annual King Abdulazziz Camel Festival in Rumah, some 150 kilometres east of Riyadh. The 28-day King Abdulaziz Camel Festival features a camel beauty contest, known as Miss Camel with prizes amounting to $30 million. (FAYEZ NURELDINE/AFP/Getty Images)
In pictures: King Abdulaziz Camel Festival in Riyadh
Saudi women attend the annual King Abdulazziz Camel Festival in Rumah, Riyadh. (FAYEZ NURELDINE/AFP/Getty Images)
In pictures: King Abdulaziz Camel Festival in Riyadh
A Saudi boy poses for a photo with a camel at the annual King Abdulazziz Camel Festival in Rumah, Riyadh. (FAYEZ NURELDINE/AFP/Getty Images)
In pictures: King Abdulaziz Camel Festival in Riyadh
Saudi women and men arrive to attend the annual King Abdulaziz Camel Festival, also referred to as Miss Camel, in Rimah, Riyadh. (FAYEZ NURELDINE/AFP/Getty Images)
In pictures: King Abdulaziz Camel Festival in Riyadh
Camels are seen at sunset during the annual King Abdulazziz Camel Festival in Rumah, Riyadh. (FAYEZ NURELDINE/AFP/Getty Images)
In pictures: King Abdulaziz Camel Festival in Riyadh
A Saudi boy leads camels at the annual King Abdulazziz Camel Festival in Rumah, Riyadh. (FAYEZ NURELDINE/AFP/Getty Images)
In pictures: King Abdulaziz Camel Festival in Riyadh
Camels are seen at the annual King Abdulazziz Camel Festival in Rumah, Riyadh. (FAYEZ NURELDINE/AFP/Getty Images)
In pictures: King Abdulaziz Camel Festival in Riyadh
A Saudi man walks in a sand storm during the annual King Abdulazziz Camel Festival in Rumah, Riyadh. (FAYEZ NURELDINE/AFP/Getty Images)