Camels can reach up to SEVEN feet in height (at the hump) and weigh up to 1500 pounds!

Fuzzy Baby Camel

 

They are specially adapted to the life in desert. Their eyes have three eyelids and two rows of eyelashes that prevent sand to enter their eyes.

Model Camel

 

Camels are mostly famous for their humps. Most people believe that humps store water, but they actually store fat, which the animal uses as a source of energy when other food sources are not available!

Old man

 

Camel can survive without food and water long period of time. Most mammals would die if they lose 15% of their water, but camel can lose of 20-25% water without even becoming dehydrated!

Baby Camels

 

Camels can run 40 miles per hour.

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They’re SOOOOO darn cute 😉

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