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Remains of a hybrid camel skeleton, recently discovered in Austria and previously misidentified as a horse or a cow, suggests that the creature was a mount used by the Ottoman army in the 17th century, according to research published Wednesday in the journal PLOS One.
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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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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
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.
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 wordâ€™s association of camel scientists.
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...
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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