Camel Racing in Jordan – level 2

29-05-2017 07:00

In a desert in Jordan, hundreds of camels and their trainers came to race. Camel racing is a tradition and crowds from all over the country came to see it. The winner received 400 Dinars (564 dollars) and bragging rights.

Jordan does not allow child racing, so trainers used robotic radio-controlled jockeys.

After Ramadan, the camels will race again.

Difficult words: bragging rights (the rights to brag – say that you won something), jockey (a small person that rides on an animal), Ramadan (the ninth and holy month of the Muslim year).

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