Lonely Planet Writer

Barefoot man chases camel down motorway in Abu Dhabi

Caught on film: Dubai man in hot pursuit of escaped camel.
Caught on film: Dubai man in hot pursuit of escaped camel. Image by Robin Lerner / CC BY 2.0

A British expat has captured an ‘Only in Abu Dhabi’ moment on film. Footage taken through the window of a moving car shows a man in hot pursuit of a runaway camel, making its way at top speed down the middle of a busy motorway. Despite having lost his shoes, the man makes a valiant effort to catch him, but isn’t quite fast enough. Read more and watch the video: independent.co.uk