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camel with young camel

Gwenn Seemel
It is easier for a camel to pass through the eye of a needle
than for a fertile woman to understand infertility (Dromedary)

2012
acrylic on panel
10 x 10 inches

Some girls aren’t very good at having babies…

There are high instances of infertility among dromedaries.  As with most domesticated animals, the fertility rate among camels is the subject of intense study.  At this point, the female dromedary‚Äôs troubles is blamed on the mismanagement of herds, but it should be noted that both conception and childbirth can be difficult and deadly in many species, domesticated or otherwise.

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