16 INTERESTING FACTS ABOUT CAMELS
Camels are the Desert treasure. Camels are the only way for transportation in desertland. Their body entirely adapted to the hot climate. They have some incredible nature facts.
Let us see some interesting facts about Camels.
1. Camels also are smarter than horses we can’t question their intelligence, and they have great memories too. Camels are slower than horses because the maximum speed of the camel is 20 mph while horses are about 25mph.
2. Australia has the most number of wild camels and lakhs of them roam in the wild.
3. The biggest camel in the world is called Bactrian Camel.
How long can a camel go without drinking?
4. Camel can go a long time without drinking water and the ability to drink large quantities of water quickly.
5. Sometimes Camels can survive up to 7 months in the desert without drinking water but they lose half of their body weight.
How much water can the camel drink at a Time?
6. Camel can drink up to 150 liters(Around 40 gallons) of water in just 10 minutes. 150 liters enough to hydrate 50 Healthy Humans for a day.
7. Camel meat is healthy to eat because they contain less fat and has a lower level of cholesterol.
8. Camel’s meat is also safe to eat it has more health benefits like protein compared to other red meat.
Do Camel a Vegetarian?
9. The Answer is No, Sometimes camel eats desert snakes as well, scientists predicted that it might happen to maintain their good health or if they have any health issues.
Where do the camels store water?
10. It is a myth that camels stores the water in their hump, Camel drinks water when it is available and once it is hydrated well the red cells of the camel will turn into an oval shape, this indicates the camel is hydrated well and these red cells keep the camel remains hydrated even if the camel not having enough water for a long time.
How do camels store water?
11. Camel’s milk is richer than cow’s milk in contains Vitamin C, Vitamin B, iron calcium, magnesium, and potassium.
Many ask if the camel’s milk can make us taller but the answer is no.
12. Camel’s milk is expensive due to the lack of supply and the high demand for nutrients.
13. Camel can survive up to 40 years.
Why does a camel have a hump?
14. Camel has bug humps to store fat which will be converted into energy when it is needed.
15. Camels have three sets of eyelids and two rows of eyelashes to keep sand out of their eyes.
16. Most of the Camels from the Sahara desert are on the endangered list, thousands of camels are roaming as wild camels.