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Dozens of camels were deprived of the right to participate in the beauty contest, which takes place at the camel festival in Saudi Arabia. This publication reports the Times of Oman.
The owners of the disqualified animals used Botox injections to make their wards more attractive and increase their chances of success.
Traditional camel festival takes place in a special complex in the suburbs of Riyadh, which opened last year. In addition to the beauty contest, the animals involved in racing and other competitions. In addition, visitors of the festival have a zoo where you can see camels of different sizes, tasting of camel milk, an exhibition of the fabrics of camel hair and a planetarium with a lecture on how the ancient drovers relied in the desert by the stars.
Botox (botulinum toxin) is a drug that blocks neuromuscular transmission. After the injection comes weakening of motor activity of the muscles. In the result, wrinkles are smoothed and the skin surface becomes smooth.
In 2017, it was reported that Pakistan held a beauty pageant for rare Buffalo breed, which is found only in the SWAT district of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
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