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Interesting Facts About Camels - Ships Of The Desert

Interesting Facts about Camels - Ships of the Desert

Camels have become a favorite animal of mine. after that geico commercial. and manatees, I love manatees.

Camels have become a favorite animal of mine. after that geico commercial. and manatees, I love manatees.

Despite popular belief, a camel's hump stores not water, but fat - about 80 pounds of it. With this energy supply on its back, camel can go several days without eating. As it goes through the fat store, the hump shrinks and gets flabby. It gets firm again after the animal refuels.

Despite popular belief, a camel's hump stores not water, but fat - about 80 pounds of it. With this energy supply on its back, camel can go several days without eating. As it goes through the fat store, the hump shrinks and gets flabby. It gets firm again after the animal refuels.

Made for the desert    Camels have long lashes for sand protection, rough mouth linings that eat through thorns, and a nose that smells water. Genius.

Made for the desert Camels have long lashes for sand protection, rough mouth linings that eat through thorns, and a nose that smells water. Genius.

Camel Painting Camel Art 30x30 Art Camel with by LoganBerard

Camel Painting Camel Art 30x30 Art Camel with by LoganBerard

Bactrian Camel - The Two-hump, Asian Camel | Animal Pictures and Facts | FactZoo.com

Bactrian Camel - The Two-hump, Asian Camel

Bactrian Camel - The Two-hump, Asian Camel | Animal Pictures and Facts | FactZoo.com

Arabian Camel-Eritrea National Animal | Full Desktop Backgrounds

Arabian Camel-Eritrea National Animal | Full Desktop Backgrounds

I cannot ride a horse to save my life, but, like my protagonist, archaeologist Grace Madison, I adore riding camels. Their smooth gaits and crabby dispositions suit me well, and I never miss a camel ride while visiting digs in the Middle East.  http://www.amazon.com/When-Camels-Fly-Parched-Book-ebook/dp/B00K7CAEHK/ref=pd_sim_sbs_kstore_1?ie=UTF8&refRID=05MDRHZGJXZ5487MBENH

I cannot ride a horse to save my life, but, like my protagonist, archaeologist Grace Madison, I adore riding camels. Their smooth gaits and crabby dispositions suit me well, and I never miss a camel ride while visiting digs in the Middle East. http://www.amazon.com/When-Camels-Fly-Parched-Book-ebook/dp/B00K7CAEHK/ref=pd_sim_sbs_kstore_1?ie=UTF8&refRID=05MDRHZGJXZ5487MBENH