Training a camel to lead in Birdsville, Queensland

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Where: Queensland, Diamantina, Australia

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When: 01 January 1910

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Creator: Unidentified.

Location: Birdsville, Queensland.

Description: At least 15,000 camels with their handlers are estimated to have come to Australia between 1870 and 1900. Camels remained an important mode of transport in the outback until the 1930s.

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