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Vicuna
The stormproof camel of the Andes
Camels inhabiting the Andes in South America? Sounds quite surprising! Thinking of camels, the One-humped camel or Dromedary (Camelus dromedarius) and the Two-humped camel or Bactrian camel (Camelus ferus) from the African and Asian deserts come to one's mind. But these tall camel species have close relatives in South America - the smaller Llamas or South American camels. This group consists of just two species too: the Guanaco (Lama guanacoë), the wild ancestor of the domestic Llama and Alpaca, and the even smaller and daintier Vicuna (Lama vicugna). Reaching a length of about 1,5 m,...
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Ostrich (Struthio camelus)
The ostrich is the largest living bird. Adult males stand nearly 8 feet in height and weigh between 140 to 230 pounds. The ostrich is perfectly adapted to a mode of life that depends on running to escape predators. It has evolved a cloven hoof consisting of only two toes, similar to that of the other animals that share its plain's existence.
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Vicuña
Vicuñas are the smallest members of the camel family, Camelidae. These social animals live in family groups of up to twenty-five individuals, which usually consist of one dominant male and his harem of females and their young. The male is extremely protective of his harem. He has a specialized call to warn of potential predators and he fights with other males bouts in which, among other things, the opponents may spit at each other. Vicuñas descend from the hills during the day to feed on grasses and other vegetation, then return to the hills to sleep. They are n...
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Camels
A pair of dromedary camels named Teela and Dajarra get along quite well in their sandy Australian enclosure. Steve and Terri happened across Dajarra, an orphaned calf, while traveling in the Australian outback. Together they loaded the 4-month-old camel into Steve's four-wheel drive and took her back to the Australia Zoo. There, Dajarra was bottle-fed 3 liters of milk seven times a day for 18 months. Aside from her daily feedings, Dajarra was basically allowed to do as she pleased around the zoo.
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Arabian or Dromedary Camel (Camelus dromedarius)
Order: Artiodactyla, Family: Camelidae
Ethiopian, Australian: The dromedary camel occupies arid regions of the Middle East through northern India and arid regions in Africa, most notably, the Sahara Desert. The species has also been introduced into dry and arid regions of central Australia.
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