Camel racing using remote control jockeys by Gaanesh Prasad (8 images)

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Camels are raced along a dusty desert track - but by robots instead of people.

Since child riders were banned, small robots are now frequently used instead of humans in a move towards a more humane form of racing.

The robots possess a walkie-talkie speaker enabling owners to deliver commands to the camels during the race, as well a small automatic whip operated by a remote control.

The photos, which show each little robot dressed in jockey style...
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