7 ft at the hump
Name of Young
Did you know?
- Bactrian camels are the only species of cemal that remains in the wild. The few wild camels left live in the Gobi Desert in Mongolia and China.
- Bactrian camels have two humps, and fat is stored in the humps to provide them with nourishment during times when food is scarce.
- amels can drink 25 gallons of water at a time, however they can go for long periods of time without drinking at all. They also get some moisture from the food they eat.
- They can tolerate temperature extremes. The rocky deserts they live in can reach temperatures as low as –20°F in the winter. They grow thick shaggy coats in during cold seasons, and then shed it when it becomes warm again.
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