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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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when stopping at a row of bravely budding sapling Camel thorn trees--Vachillia erioloba -he had planted, he said "I will not be around to see the fruits of these trees, but the long-term sustenance of the ranch and its wildlife depends on such projects".
Jones and I climbed into a woven blind nestled long the spreading branches of a camel thorn tree.