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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.

MERS Coronavirus Genetic Fragments Detected In The Air Of A Saudi Arabian Camel Barn
2014-07-23 03:04:01

Saudi Arabian researchers have detected genetic fragments of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) in the air of a barn holding a camel infected with the virus.

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.

MERS Coronavirus Prevalent In Camels For At Least 20 Years
2014-02-25 06:48:11

Middle East Respiratory Syndrome-Coronavirus (MERS-CoV) has infected 182 people since it was first reported in September 2012. The disease, which has also resulted in 79 deaths over that time, has now been confirmed to be prevalent in camels throughout Saudi Arabia

Camel Owned By A MERS Patient Tests Positive For Coronavirus
2013-11-12 05:31:58

The Middle East respiratory coronavirus (MERS-CoV), which has sickened more than 150 people since first being detected in September 2012, has now been positively identified in the first camel.

Camels Discovered To Carry MERS Coronavirus Antibodies
2013-08-09 07:44:37

As MERS Coronavirus continues to unleash its wrath in the Middle East, so far sickening 94 people and killing 46, researchers have struggled to find a source of infection, but have now discovered that camels may be the culprit.

2013-06-10 23:02:05

Oakland Zoo is happy to announce the arrival of two new dromedary (Arabian) camels. Oakland, CA (PRWEB) June 10, 2013 Oakland Zoo is happy to announce

Camel Genome Reveals Evolutionary History
2013-05-28 12:39:16

Researchers have sequenced the genome of a Bactrian camel named Mozart, laying down the foundation for future research into the evolutionary history of these large desert mammals.

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2011-07-05 05:25:00

Australian plans to kill feral camels that inhabit the wilderness on the grounds that their flatulence adds to global warming has come under attack by the word’s association of camel scientists.


Latest Dromedary Reference Libraries

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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2007-08-14 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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