Kingdom : Animalia
                         Class : Mammalia
                      Family : Camelidae
       Scientific Name : Camelus Bactrianus

                          Type : Mammal
                      Size(H) : 1.7m - 2.1m
                                       (5.5ft - 7ft)
                      Weight : 600kg - 816kg
                                      (1,322lbs - 1,800lbs)
                 Top Speed : 64km/h (40mph)

                  Life Span : 35 - 50 years
                      Colour : Brown, Tan
                 Skin Type : Fur
Distinctive Features : Thick fur and two 
                                       humps
  1. The Bactrian Camels are the species of camel that have two humps on their back.
  2. They are found in Asia, parts of Africa and the Middle-East.
  3. They were domesticated nearly 2000 years ago, mainly for transportation of humans and merchandise.
  4. Fat gets stored in the humps and gets converted to water and energy when needed.
  5. This enables the Bactrian camels to survive without food or water for long durations.
  6. As the stored fat gets used up, their humps become floppy and flabby.
  7. They are incredibly adaptive and are able to withstand extremely hot and cold desert temperatures.
  8. Their thick, shaggy coat which protects them during winters falls off during summers.
  9. They are herbivores feeding on seeds, grass and thorny shrubs.
  10. Their average lifespan ranges from 35 to 50 years.
  11. They are considered to be a critically endangered species today.

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