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Camel bites, tramples man at Maryland fairgrounds, report says

A stock image of a camel.

CHARLES CO., Md. – A 57-year-old man was trampled and bitten by a camel at fairgrounds in Maryland, according to authorities cited in a report.

Charles County Fire said the man had severe head injuries and was being transported by helicopter for treatment, according to a report by WJLA.

The camel had been in a horse trailer.

Fire officials are not sure what the camel was doing at the fairgrounds.