The PJ Tatler

Target: Joe Camel

The International Society of Camelid Research and Development, which studies camels, objected to proposals to cull thousands of wild, farting camels in Australia’s outback to prevent an increase in Greenhouse Gases.

PARIS — The world’s association of camel scientists fought back angrily on Monday over Australian plans to kill wild dromedaries on the grounds that their flatulence adds to global warming. … The kill-a-camel suggestion is floated in a paper distributed by Australia’s Department of Climate Change and Energy Efficiency, as part of consultations for reducing the country’s carbon footprint.

There are about 1.2 million wild camels in Australia.

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