Despite popular belief, a camel's hump stores not water, but fat - about 80 pounds of it. With this energy supply on its back, camel can go several days without eating. As it goes through the fat store, the hump shrinks and gets flabby. It gets firm again after the animal refuels.

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Bactrian Camel - The Two-hump, Asian Camel | Animal Pictures and Facts | FactZoo.com

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The Dromedary Camel. also called the Arabian camel or the Indian Camel (Camelus dromedarius) is a large, even-toed ungulate with one hump on its back.

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