Camels are celebrated as an authentic symbol of the desert lifestyle of the people of the Arabian Peninsula. They are connected to Arabs’ history and life throughout the ages. When the Arabs in the Arabian Peninsula relied heavily on nature, the camels were strongly present in their daily routines. With modern urbanization, the Arabs did not get along without camels. In the past, camels were mates, now, they become basic icons of Arab heritage, life and economy.
Many people of the Arabian Peninsula, thus, have taken the camel as a symbol of their lives; with the camel, they have recalled the memory of the place and revived its full characteristics. Hence, the camel has become an ever-existing heritage mate. In addition, it provides them with food resources such as meat, milk, and leather as well as with a renewable economic resource.
Throughout the history of Arabian Peninsula, camel breeders have their own characteristics that distinguish them from others. The most prominent characteristics are that of pride of their dispositions and their trust in camels as animals involved in their schemes of pride and glory that they sing praises for.
Being highly interested in camels, only Arabs of the Arabian Peninsula more than others, can recognize the qualities of the camels and deal with their peculiar characteristics. So, they differ in their attitude towards this animal. Only Arabs of the Arabian Peninsula can distinguish between camels as they have special criteria according to which they describe camels.