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Dictionary of Sydney – Camels in Sydney

Dr Rachel Franks, from the Dictionary of Sydney, joined Breakfast host Alex James to share the history of camels in Sydney.

It all began in the early 1840’s when Camels were originally brought to Sydney to help explorers discover the desserts and unexplored lands of Australia.

Image, View of old Government House – Sydney – N.S.W. as it appeared when vacated by Sir George Gipps in 1845, by George Edwards Peacock, Mitchell Library, State Library of NSW (ML 658)

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