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Da Camels on Da Road Trip

The camels came from Mountain of Attention Sanctuary, a remote meditation retreat center about 2-1/2 hours north of San Francisco for adherents of the Adidam religious movement started by Adi Da Samraj.  The retreat center has a herd of camels. As part of an effort to reduce the herd’s size, the traveling pair is being given to a organization through a “legal gifting process.”

Bactrian camels on a road trip


Phoenix and Sage make their selves at home for an overnight visit to Cedar Falls, Iowa Sunday, May 13, 2012. The two Bactrian camels are traveling 3,000 miles from the Sacred Camel Gardens in California to Green Chimneys School in New York state. (RICK CHASE / Courier Staff Photographer) 

Video: New York bound camels make stop in Cedar Falls

Two young, male camels are in route to the Green Chimneys School in New York as part of the Sacred Camel Gardens of California’s Fear-No-More Project. One of their stops included the home of Cedar Falls resident Linda Nebbe, who uses animal therapy to help special needs children.

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