Blind horse guided by 'seeing eye camel'

Sunday, December 11, 2016 02:34PM
WINSLOW, ME - A horse and a camel at a petting zoo have formed an unlikely friendship.

Caesar, a 5-year-old camel, has become a guide for Dolly the horse, who is blind.

Ed Papsis says they've had Dolly the horse for 10 years.

"She's probably the only horse that has a Seeing Eye camel, she unfortunately has gone blind," Papsis said.

Papsis said Caesar needed the company of another animal and Dolly needed a guide.

"We put the horse in there and she just kind of bonded with him and he bonded with her," Papsis said.

Dolly relies on the camel -- both of them at the traveling Pony X-Press petting zoo -- and follows him around. She whinnys for him if he's not nearby and he bellows back for her.
Caesar only has eyes for her.
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