Classification
Kingdom - Animalia
Phylum - Chordata
Class - Mammalia
Order - Artiodactyla
Family - Camelidae
Genus - Camelus

Camel

Ratings

The Camel is a large hoofed animal that is most commonly found in the hot deserts of Northern Africa and the Middle East.
Scientific Info
Scientific Name - Camelus dromedarius
Type - Mammal
Diet - Herbivore
Size - 2.2m - 3.5m (7.25ft - 11.5ft)
Weight - 300kg - 690kg (660lbs - 1,500lbs)
Top Speed - 64kph (40mph)
Life Span - 40 - 50 years
Lifestyle - Diurnal (Herd)
Conservation Status - Common
Appearance
Colour - Cream, Tan, Brown, Black
Skin Type - Hair
Habitat - Arid desert and scrubland
Average Clutch Size - 1
Main Prey - Thorny and Salty Plants, Grass, Grain
Predators - Lions, Leopards, Humans
Distinctive Features - Long, curved neck and large hump

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