Camel

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Introduction1

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Dictionary

camel : either of two large ruminant mammals (genus Camelus) used as draft and saddle animals in desert regions especially of Africa and Asia — Webster   See also   OneLook

Encyclopedia

Camel is an even-toed ungulate in the genus Camelus that bears distinctive fatty deposits known as “humps” on its back. Camels have long been domesticated and are uniquely suited to their desert habitats where they are a means of transport. There are three surviving species of camel. The one-humped dromedary makes up 94% of the world’s camel population, and the two-humped Bactrian camel makes up the remainder. The Wild Bactrian camel is a separate species and is now critically endangered. The dromedary (C. dromedarius), also known as the Arabian camel, inhabits the Middle East and the Horn of Africa, while the Bactrian (C. bactrianus) inhabits Central Asia, including the historical region of Bactria. The critically endangered wild Bactrian (C. ferus) is found only in remote areas of northwest China and Mongolia. An extinct species of camel in the separate genus Camelops, known as C. hesternus, lived in western North America before humans entered the continent at the end of the Pleistocene. — Wikipedia

Camel (Encyclopædia Britannica)

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Preservation

Library

DDC: 599.6362 Camels (Library Thing)
Subject: Camels (Library Thing)

Subject: Camels (Open Library)

LCC: QL 737.U54 Camels (UPenn Online Books)
Subject: Camels (UPenn Online Books)

LCC: QL 737.U54 Camels (Library of Congress)
Subject: Camels (Library of Congress)

Subject: Camels (WorldCat)

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Camels (EurekaAlert, American Association for the Advancement of Science)
Camels (bioRxiv: Preprint Server for Biology, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory)
Camels (Science Daily)
Camels (Science News)
Camels (Phys.org)
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Camel (USA.gov)

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