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two men riding a camel in Abu Dhabi and an Arabian oryx skull
August 28, 2015

Skin and Bones

Having succumbed to the forces of man or nature, an Arabian oryx leaves behind its skull and well-weathered horns. The “fascinating” remains were captured by Your Shot member Mario Cardenas in Al Gharbia, a region in the western United Arab Emirates. The camel and riders head in the direction of the annual camel festival in Madinat Zayed.

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Photograph by Mario Cardenas, National Geographic Your Shot

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