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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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Even if Bactrian camels are susceptible to MERSCoV infection, geographic separation may be an alternative explanation for the absence of MERS-CoV among camels in Mongolia.
The Arjin Sha Lop Nur Nature reserve in the Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous region, along the edge of which the pipeline route passes, has been established specifically to protect the Bactrian camel and its fragile habitat The protection here of the Bactrian camel means it acts as an "umbrella species" protecting many other endangered species: the wild sheep, the Tibetan ass and goitered gazelle which are found in the northern and southern fringes of the Nature Reserve.
No one can forecast what will happen to the wild Bactrian camel in the Mongolian and Chinese protected areas 30 years from now.
The pertinent regression equations show that in this sample the distal depth of tibia in Bactrian camel would have been, consistently 4 mm greater than in dromedaries (p [is less than or equal to] 0.
Additionally, each book educates the reader on endangered animals, from wild horses to seahorses, to the wild Bactrian camel.
Washington, May 29 ( ANI ): Researchers at the Vetmeduni Vienna have sequenced the genome of a Bactrian camel, making a significant contribution to population genetic research on camels.
Keepers only got an inkling about the pending birth six weeks ago after the Bactrian camel, called Wendy, shed her long, furry coat.
Keepers at Marwell Zoo near Winchester, Hampshire, have been searching for a friend to live alongside bactrian camel Wacker.
Sadly the wild Bactrian camel (two humps) of these parts is today a more endangered species than the giant panda.
They will be joining male Bactrian camel, Khan, in the programme.
muris from a Bactrian camel, a rock hyrax, and mice (GenBank accession nos.
A female Bactrian camel stands out from her wild Mongolian herd.