One humped camel

One humped camel

Grace and elegance

The one-humped camel is now recognizable as a domesticated animal, except in Australia where there is a wild population. They are ruminants, and their adaptations to the desert environment include specific eye features, body temperature regulation, and the ability to withstand water loss.

Characteristics

Order:
Artiodactyla

Family:
Camelidae

Scientific name:
Camelus dromedarius

Habitat:
Desert

Origin:
Africa, Middle East, Australia

Current trend:
Unknown

Number of individuals in the world:
Unknown

Lifetime:
40-50 years

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