TITLE

THE SHIP OF THE DESERT

AUTHOR(S)
Hunt, Alice
PUB. DATE
December 2008
SOURCE
Guideposts;Dec2008, Vol. 63 Issue 10, p54
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents information on camels. The humps of camels store fat, not water, and droop as the fat is burned for energy. Dromedary camels have one and Bactrians have two humps. Camels carried merchants, goods and spices along the Silk Road from Europe to Persia to China for more than a millennium. Wild Bactrian camels are endangered animals and fewer than 1,000 roam the Gobi Desert today.
ACCESSION #
37021817

 

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