Dookie is one of Davidson’s young male camels. She acquires him from the ranch that formerly belonged to Kurt. Dookie is described as clownish and affectionate, and Davidson often rides him during the trip. Though he is usually good-natured, his wild behavior during mating season helps Davidson convince his owners that they should not keep bulls. When Dookie injures his shoulder early in the trip, Davidson is forced to spend several weeks in Docker while he heals.
Dookie Character Timeline in Tracks: A Woman’s Solo Trek Across 1700 Miles of Australian Outback
The timeline below shows where the character Dookie appears in Tracks: A Woman’s Solo Trek Across 1700 Miles of Australian Outback. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
...one of Davidson’s last days at the ranch, a young, normally sweet bull camel named Dookie goes berserk and attacks Davidson, showing how dangerous bull camels can be during mating season.... (full context)
...for all, she will always be “a whitefella tourist on the outside looking in.” When Dookie’s shoulder finally heals, Davidson hopes that one of the older Aboriginal men would be willing... (full context)