Discover and save creative ideas

    More to explore:

    Camels

    Html

    Visit site

    Also on these boards

    Related Pins

    baby Bactrian camel and mom. The Bactrian camel (Camelus bactrianus) is a large, even-toed ungulate native to the steppes of Central Asia. Of the two species of camel, it is by far the rarer. The Bactrian camel has two humps on its back, in contrast to the single-humped dromedary camel. The domesticated Bactrian camel has served as a pack animal in inner Asia since ancient times. With its tolerance for cold, drought, and high altitudes, it enabled travel such as the caravans of the Silk Road.

    Baby Boy Bactrian and mom at Cincinnati Zoo - photo by Mark Dumont

    Bactrian camels have shaggy fur and two humps to help them cope with the temperature extremes of the Gobi desert and surrounding grasslands.

    You'll NEVER guess this country - but the national flag is blue, yellow and red. #WITWICS #FindCarmen