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.

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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I'd walk a mile for a camel. :-) (I've always had a soft spot for their wonderful, expressive faces!)

I'd walk a mile for a camel. :-) (I've always had a soft spot for their wonderful, expressive faces!)

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A pack of camels trekkin through the Sahara Desert. The low angle of the sun projects the shadows on the sand.

A pack of camels trekkin through the Sahara Desert. The low angle of the sun projects the shadows on the sand.

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I went on a 4hr camel ride in the Colorado river basin, sweetest camels in the world.
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Search 'Dubai' on  Isango,com to find great tours and experiences, Including summer camel safari's and many more!

Search 'Dubai' on Isango,com to find great tours and experiences, Including summer camel safari's and many more!

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Absolutely love this photo. Anyone know who to credit?
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I seem to have quite a few pictures here with camels...   (as a side note,  and from experience. ...camels are not my preferred method of travel.  lol)

I seem to have quite a few pictures here with camels... (as a side note, and from experience. ...camels are not my preferred method of travel. lol)

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