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What is the internal structure of a camel?

What is the internal structure of a camel?

Camels have a three-chambered rather than a four-chambered digestive tract. They have an upper lip that is split in two with each part separately mobile, Camels also have an isolated incisor in the upper jaw. The red blood cells in camels are oval shaped, unlike those of other mammals, which are circular.

What special features does a camel have?

Unlike their llama/vicuna/guanaco relatives, all camel species have:

  • At least one hump on their backs.
  • Long curved necks.
  • Broad, large feet.
  • Tufted tails.
  • Four teats rather than two.
  • Annual molt.

What are 5 adaptations a camel has?

thick fur on the top of the body for shade, and thin fur elsewhere to allow easy heat loss. a large surface area to volume ratio – to maximise heat loss. the ability to go for a long time without water – they lose very little water through urination and perspiration. the ability to tolerate body temperatures up to 42°C.

What are the 2 types of camels?

There are two species of camel: the Bactrian camel (Camelus bactrianus) and the dromedary camel (Camelus dromedarius). About 90% of the world’s camels are dromedary camels, also known as the Arabian camel.

Can a camel live in a rainforest?

No matter the type, camels are usually found in the desert, prairie or steppe. Though many people think that camels only live in hot climates, they do well in temperature ranges from 20 degrees F (minus 29 degrees C) to 120 degrees F (49 degrees C).

What are the behavioral adaptations of a camel?

A behavioral adaptation for which the camel is famous is their reaction to the approach of a threat – they spit! The camel is a ruminant. This means that they have several stomach compartments where their tough, dry, grassy food needs to ferment and be broken down by special bacteria.

How does a camel give birth?

Giving birth (parturition) in camels The signs that the female is about to give birth are similar to those in other ruminants. The female becomes restless, the vulva is swollen and she will separate from the other animals. Birth commences with the appearance of the water bag followed by the two front legs and the head.

What is a bunch of camels called?

A group of camels is called a “caravan.”

Which country has most camels?

Australia has the world’s largest herd of wild camels and lakhs of them roam in the wild.