Futility Closet

006-Texas Camels, Zebra Stripes, and an Immortal Piano

33:06 | Apr 21st, 2014

The 1850s saw a strange experiment in the American West: The U.S. Army imported 70 camels for help in managing the country's suddenly enormous hinterland. In this week's episode of the Futility Closet podcast we'll see how the animals acquitted thems...Show More