20 Amazing Facts About Camels



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The camel is a unique beast; some feel it is beautiful, while others, perhaps more lucidly, see it as being rather less kissable! There are many interesting facts about camels, so without any further ado, here is a list of 20 of the most interesting!


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1. The name comes from the Arabic ǧml meaning “beauty”.

2. A camel’s hump does not store water. It stores fat, lessening heat-trapping insulation around the rest of the body.

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