‘Seeing Eye Camel’ acts as guide for blind horse at zoo

WINSLOW, Maine (AP) — A horse and a camel at a Maine petting zoo have formed an unlikely friendship.

Caesar a 5-year-old camel, is a featured animal at the Pony X-Press Zoo, a traveling zoo based in Winslow. Zoo workers say he’s become a “Seeing Eye camel” for Dolly the horse, who’s gone blind.

Ed Papsis of the zoo tells WGME-TV Caesar needed company and Dolly needed a guide, so they put the two together. The animals bonded.

Papsis says Dolly’s probably the only horse with such an arrangement.

Be sure to watch a report about Caesar our camel and Dolly our blind horse. They are the best of friends. Alexa…

Posted by Pony X-Press Zoo on Wednesday, December 7, 2016

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Information from: WGME-TV, http://www.wgme.com