Zeleika is Davidson’s young female camel, whom she gets from Sallay Mahomet. Zeleika is spirited and bossy, and she becomes pregnant after running away one night. She gives birth to baby Goliath, who joins the group for the trek. Zeleika becomes ill toward the end of the journey but recovers by the time she reaches her new home near the coast.
Zeleika Character Timeline in Tracks: A Woman’s Solo Trek Across 1700 Miles of Australian Outback
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...for the desert. Though uneasy, she distracts herself by continuing to care for her camels. Zeleika is too thin, while Kate is traumatized from her abusive past and hates humans. Kate... (full context)
...to worsen, and Davidson spends several months devoted mostly to caring for her and training Zeleika for riding. The two camels are closely bonded to each other and Davidson slowly learns... (full context)