Bactrian camel

Bactrian camel illustration Zoo Rostock
  • Relatives: Even-toed ungulates → Calluses → Camels
  • Habitat: Deserts and steppes
  • Diet: Leaves, herbs, grass
  • Life expectancy: 40 years
  • Way of life: Wild Bactrian camels in families, domestic bactrian camels as universal farm animals
  • Reproduction: Gestation period 12 to 14 months, nest fledglers
Bactrian camel natural habitat

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