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January 19, 1997 | JOHN DANISZEWSKI, TIMES STAFF WRITER
They have been part of the landscape around the Pyramids of Giza for centuries and the preferred mode of transportation for viewing the ancient monuments since Napoleon's conquest of Egypt. But now camels will be banned from the immediate vicinity of the 4,500-year-old burial site of the pharaohs. The problem? Officially, it's a question of "site pollution"--too many dromedary droppings that have to be cleaned up every morning at great expense. Unofficially, it's a question of obnoxiousness.
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January 19, 1997 | JOHN DANISZEWSKI, TIMES STAFF WRITER
They have been part of the landscape around the Pyramids of Giza for centuries and the preferred mode of transportation for viewing the ancient monuments since Napoleon's conquest of Egypt. But now camels will be banned from the immediate vicinity of the 4,500-year-old burial site of the pharaohs. The problem? Officially, it's a question of "site pollution"--too many dromedary droppings that have to be cleaned up every morning at great expense. Unofficially, it's a question of obnoxiousness.
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