Camels return to the Maryland Zoo in Baltimore
Camel rides at the Maryland Zoo in Baltimore (Nicole Martyn, Patuxent Publishing / May 1, 2012)
Until July 31 and throughout the month of September, guests can visit and ride 12-year-old Oscar, who is a 2,800 pound Bactrian camel, or 11-year-old Niles, a Dromedary camel who is almost eight feet tall. Sandy, who is three and a half, is too young to take riders but will be joining Oscar and Niles for some summer fun in between the Rock Island penguin exhibit and the Elephant Overlook.
Camel rides are offered daily from 10:30 a.m. until 4 p.m. for $5 per person. Take a trip to the Maryland Zoo in Baltimore for the ride of a lifetime.