Dromedary camels being transported in cramped containers rescued in Spain's Canary Islands

January 3, 2015 2:00 PM

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MADRID – More than a dozen dromedary camels crammed into containers have been rescued in Spain's Canary Islands while the animals were being transported for use in Epiphany parades.

Police said Saturday they stopped two trucks carrying the dromedaries, released them into the care of an unspecified group and fined the transporters.

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