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2014-11-20 23:09:43

FoxFury Lighting Solutions is proud to continue its sponsorship of the Oasis Camel Dairy, which is the first camel dairy to open in the US.

2014-10-25 23:03:08

The Camel Express Car Wash is not opening its doors until January 2015, but the owners have chosen to show support for those in need by donating one shirt for each shirt sold.

Asian Camel Crickets Now Common In Homes Across Eastern United States
2014-09-02 03:36:12

With their long, spiky legs and their propensity for eating anything, including each other, camel crickets are the stuff of nightmares.

2014-07-15 12:30:27

WASHINGTON, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement of Matthew L.

2014-06-30 16:20:57

ASHEVILLE, N.C., June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cold Mountain Capital is pleased to announce that it acquired Camel Manufacturing on June 10, 2014.

Two Separate Studies On MERS-Coronavirus Offer Better Understanding Of Newly Emerging Disease
2014-04-29 09:33:16

Two separate studies this week are helping scientists gain a better understanding of the dangerous Middle East respiratory syndrome (MERS) coronavirus, a disease that has sickened more than 300 people and left at least a hundred dead since it was first reported in September 2012.

Australia's Huge Camel Population Now Considered Pests
2014-04-23 13:44:36

A new study by a University of Exeter researcher has shed light on how an estimated one million-strong population of wild camels thriving in Australia's remote outback have become reviled as pests and culled on a large scale.

Saudi Arabi Removes Health Minister As Country Continues To Battle Deadly Virus
2014-04-23 10:05:48

The World Health Organization issued a report Wednesday morning stating that an additional nine people have been confirmed to have the Middle East respiratory syndrome (MERS) Coronavirus. This followed the announcement by Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Health...

Archaeologists Pinpoint Date When Domesticated Camels Arrived In Israel
2014-02-04 04:51:43

According to Tel Aviv University researchers, camels were not domesticated in Israel until between 2000 and 1500 BCE.


Latest Camel Reference Libraries

Llama, Lama glama
2012-09-19 14:36:11

Llama, Lama glama The llama (Lama glama) is a domesticated camelid from South America. It is often used as a pack animal or for meat by Andean cultures. Its hair is used to make clothing and handicrafts. The course outer hair is typically used to make lead ropes, rugs, and wall hangings, and the fibers can come in many colors ranging from black to reddish brown to white. Because of transportation and trade of this species, there are now more than 158,000 llamas and 100,000 alpacas in...

Dromedary Camel, Camelus dromedarius
2012-08-24 14:19:35

The dromedary camel (Camelus dromedarius), also known as the Arabian camel, is a completely domesticated species that appears on the IUCN Red List with a conservation status of “Domesticated”. It is thought that when wild, its native range was mainly in the Arabian Peninsula. It can now be found in South Asia, North Africa, and the Middle East. The only dromedary camels that display wild behaviors are the population of feral camels in Australia, which were introduced in 1840. It prefers a...

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2007-10-22 10:42:28

The vicuña (Vicugna vicugna), is a camelid species native to South America. They are most commonly found in Bolivia, Peru, Chile, and northwest Argentina. Peru has the largest number. Bolivia has great number of wild vicuñas in the Southwestern side of the country. It lives in the high alpine regions of the Andes. Vicuñas live in the grass lands and plains in the mountain regions at an altitude of 4,000 to 5,500 meters (13000 to 18000 feet). The vicuña is considered more...

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2007-08-14 12:56:55

The Bactrian camel (Camelus bactrianus), is a large even-toed ungulate native to the steppes of eastern Asia. The Bactrian camel has two humps on its back, in contrast to the Dromedary, also known as the Arabian camel, which has one. For a memory aid the B of Bactrian can be imagined as a graphic of two humps and the D of Dromedary can be imagined as a graphic of one hump. Nearly all of the estimated 1.4 million Bactrian Camels alive today are domesticated, but in October 2002 the...

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Word of the Day
honeyguide
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.