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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.
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Although the hypophysis showed great differences in morphological characters in mammals, Bactrian camel possessed one similar to Chinese buffalo (Kang & Liu, 1992).
24 Bactrian camels are currently kept in the center.
Molecular study of energy related mitochondrial genes in Arabian and Bactrian camels. American J.
The slow encroachment of human activity has affected the migration routes and habitats of the Bactrian camel, Capra Ibex, Panthera Uncia and other endangered animals.
Petersburg and introduced the wild Bactrian camel to the outside world.
Bactrian camel (Camelus bactrianus), as a large mammal belonging to Camelus, Camelidae, Tylopoda and Pacentalia (Corbet & Hill, 1991), is located in the desert, semi-desert regions in the north and northwest China.
While most animals appeared to be in distress, the large caged mammals, for instance the lone Bactrian camel, the big cats and the elephants, needed immediate attention.
They will be joining male Bactrian camel, Khan, in the programme.
Thank you for the article about the wild Bactrian camel ("Camelid Comeback," SN: 1/11/03, p.
Both the single-humped common camel, or dromedary (Camelus dromedarius), typical of the hot deserts of northern Africa and western Asia, and the two-humped Bactrian camel (Camelus bactrianus), which lives in the cold Asiatic deserts, were domesticated in antiquity and played an important role in the colonization of desert environments.
Like the dromedary, the Bactrian camel (Camelus bactrianus or 2-humped camels) is an Old World camelid species.