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camel

the common name for a member of the mammalian family Camelidae that also includes dromedaries and llamas. They are even-toed UNGULATES and the RUMEN of the stomach has numerous pouches and diverticulae which are capable of storing large amounts of water.

camel

humped members of the Camelidae family of exotic ruminants.

Arabian camel
called also Camelus dromedarius, or single-humped camel.
bactrian camel
two-humped camel. Called also Camelus bactrianus, dromedary.
camel bush
trichodesmazeylanica.
dromedary camel
one-humped camel. Called also Camelus dromedarius.
camel poison
gyrostemon spp., erythrophleumchlorostachys, trichodesmazeylanica.
single-humped camel
see Arabian camel (above).
camel thorn
acaciaerioloba.
camel thorn
+ molopo moth Acacia erioloba + Gonometa spp.
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13) The name of the Yavana Era most likely indicates a Bactrian origin.
The Bactrian camel, the remarkable ancestor of all domestic camels, lives in three separated habitats in China and one in Mongolia.
The Bactrian has generally a more massive body than the dromedary, is set on shorter legs, and clad in longer, darker hair; all are useful attributes in conserving heat.
And the myths continue - the Bactrian Gold may still survive as a collection.
In recent years, Interpol and Unesco have teamed up with governments around the world to interdict and return at least 857 objects-some of them priceless, like 4,000-year-old Bactrian princess figurines that had disappeared from the National Museum.
The population of the Bactrian camel is on the decline.
Art works include one of the finest examples of a standing Bactrian Princess from the end of the 3rd millennium BCE, a Middle-Eastern gold bracelet with a lion's head approximately 3000 years-old, a painting titled The Good Samaritan by Jacob Jordaens one of the major Flemish painter from the 17th century and a painting by Oman Hemdy Bey from the 1878, titled The Scholar.
Their topics include Alkhan and Hephthalite coinage, the last Bactrian kings, copper coinage and the Sasanian monetary heritage, the Chionite and Kidarite periods as seen from Samarkand, new data for a tentative historical reassessment of late historic cultural landscape in Swat, archaeological and art historical evidence from North-West Pakistan for the Shahi period, and archaeological traces of early Turks in Transoxiana.
The cuttings for the Bactrian camels, Przewalski wild horses and the fallow deer were donated by Conwy County Borough Council.
I feel humbled, maybe a little scared, and wonder why this assignment to document the world's champion eco-warriors, the desert nomad, and their herds of two-humped Bactrian camels seemed like such a good idea.
One drover who tried to club a Bactrian into submission was actually trampled to death by the enraged beast.
To be held at San Francisco Asian Art Museum in San Francisco, the exhibits are on loan from the National Museum of Afghanistan, the collection of nearly 230 artworks, from three archaeological sites, includes gold objects from the famed Bactrian Hoard, bronze and stone sculptures, ivories, painted glassware, and other ancient Afghan works of art.