Man could get his lumps for hitting a camel

May 6, 2008 4:47:29 AM PDT

Police charge he punched a camel on a dare at a Southern California theme park.

According to officers, the 24-year-old Allen entered a restricted area at Six Flags Discovery Kingdom and slugged the camel.

Police say park security tried to hold him, but Allen made a run for it.

Officers report Allen was later caught and arrested, along with the driver of his getaway car.