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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.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005
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Nine hearts of sexually mature male Bactrian camel were obtained from a slaughter house of the Right Alasan Banner Food Company in Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, China.
Camels are divided into two species, the one-humped dromedary and the two-humped Bactrian camel.
Seven specimens of the adult Bactrian camels were obtained from the slaughterhouse of the Right Alasan Banner Food Company in Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, China, and the animals were killed by exsanguination in the local slaughterhouse.
But that's not all, there's also Delilah, the baby Bactrian camel, colourful vampire crabs and a chameleon to visit too, and not forgetting the baby primates the attraction has welcomed over the last few months including black-andwhite-ruffed lemurs, ring-tailed lemurs and a gelada.
Keepers only got an inkling about the pending birth six weeks prior after the Bactrian camel, called Wendy, shed her long furry coat.
For instance the Bactrian camel which is endangered may no longer be so.
FEATURES BRING LATEST Other offcuts have been enjoyed by the zoo's family of Bactrian camels, dad Charles, mum Jimandi and three-year-old daughter Fergie.
Morphology and Ultrastructure of the Hypophysis in Bactrian Camels (Camelus bactrianus)
Macon County Animal Control had investigated this matter and found that the six-year-old female Bactrian breed camel was legally possessed & properly cared for on farm property located in the 4500 block of Forest Parkway in Decatur.
Importantly, BVDV infection rate of 30.4% in Bactrian camels was reported in western china (Gao et al., 2013b).
Although Bactrian camels have a 13 month pregnancy, the birth still came as something of a surprise.