How Many Camels Do You See?

Posted on June 30, 2009
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This photo reminds me of a Shafiq-ur-Rehman joke. To count animals, a student first counts their legs and then divide the number by 4. One can use the same formula here to find out how many camels are shown.

Place: Clifton Beach, Karachi; June 25, 2009
Photo Credits: Jahangir Khan

8 Comments on “How Many Camels Do You See?”

  1. ASAD says:
    June 30th, 2009 11:45 am

    Very nice picture.

    Had me confused for a minute until I actually did the leg-count.

  2. Durrani says:
    June 30th, 2009 1:04 pm

    I see one genetically modified camel, with 2 heads and 8 legs :-)

    Nice pic.

  3. Umar Shah says:
    June 30th, 2009 2:04 pm

    I think this is a 2010 GLS 5000 model Camel with a V-12 engine.

  4. Saadia says:
    June 30th, 2009 3:55 pm

    Really great picture. Not just for the symetry of the legs but overall too. Brought back so many nice memories.

  5. June 30th, 2009 7:45 pm

    Some comments posted on the ATP Facebook Page:

    - “Legs=8,
    Each Camel legs=4
    camels=8/4
    Camels=2″

    - “its camel 2.0….marvel of modern day bio-engineering with ability to go in either direction with ease
    With 8 full legs = better stability during “sand storms”..more camel power…Please see the upcoming commercials showcasing comfy and less bumpy rides…
    reserve yours today….they are going out fast (with 8 legs can move fast too)
    Disclaimer: comes standard with one baba to maneuver but second guiding baba is an upgrade at 50% off..”

    - “3, one behind the camera to take the snap:>”

  6. adeel says:
    June 30th, 2009 9:05 pm

    LOL! I did the leg-count for confirmation too.

  7. Tina says:
    July 1st, 2009 5:02 pm

    It’s a nice optical illusion because of the way the camels are similarly decorated. great picture!

  8. xan says:
    July 3rd, 2009 1:54 pm

    haha two camels ofcourse
    wise pic i must say
    y dnt pakistanis win international photography compititions?

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