Camel pageant among attractions on World Cup sidelines
December 2, 2022
ASH-SHHANIYA, Qatar (AP) — Like all good pageant contestants, Nazaa'a displayed not only dazzling beauty but also poise and grace.
She batted her eyelashes and flashed a toothy smile for the television cameras at the Mzayen World Cup, a pageant held in the Qatari desert about 15 miles (25 kilometers) away from Doha and soccer's World Cup.
Nazaa'a, mind you, is a camel.
Think Westminster Dog Show crossed with the Miss America Pageant, except for, well, camels.
Nazaa'a is a majestic light-haired creature that overcame several preliminary rounds and hundreds of other camels to win the pagean...