Wednesday, March 14, 2007

Hard times for ex-camel riders

From: http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2005/07/images/050715_robot_jockey.jpg
In the Persian Gulf, a 2005 ban on underage jockeys in the popular sport of camel racing has left hundreds of young immigrant boys struggling to repatriate. Meanwhile, some states have turned to robots to replace the diminutive riders.

- CN

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