camel in the desert

11 incredible facts about camels

  1. Many believe that water is stored in the humps of camels, but this is not so, in the humps of camels stored fat, which they burn, turning it into food or water.
  2. The word “camel” comes from Arabic.
  3. Camels can drink 40 gallons of water at a time.
  4. There is only one hump in Arab camels.
  5. In some circuses there are camels, but animal rights advocates are trying to ban it for many years.

    camel in the desert
    A camel lies in the desert
  6. In the wild, camels can search for food for 30 days.
  7. Camels are considered to be sociable animals, although you can not say it at first sight.
  8. Camels can eat shrubs with spiny branches without harm to themselves.
  9. There are more than 14 million camels in the world. Most of them are in the Middle East.
  10. Most living organisms on Earth before dehydration must lose 15% of water, but camels can lose up to 25%.
  11. In most countries, camel meat is considered a delicacy.

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