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Camels Trek In The Texas Desert, Just Like Old Times

The Texas Camel Corps leads trips through the rugged Big Bend region of West Texas. Indigenous people lived in the area some 9,000 years ago, and for a while, camels called it home, too. In the 1800s, U.S. soldiers brought the animals in to traverse the distance between water supplies for the first American settlers.

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Leaders In Early Music Face A Final Curtain, With Grace

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