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The dromedary , also called the Arabian camel or the Indian camel , is a large, even-toed ungulate with one hump on its back. First described by Aristotle, the dromedary was given its binomial name by Carl Linnaeus in 1758. The dromedary is the next largest member of the camel family after the Bactrian camel. The oldest known ancestor of the dromedary is the ''Protylopus''. Males are 1.8–2 m tall and females are 1.7–1.9 m tall. Males range from 400–600 kg , while females weigh 300–540 kg.. more

Similar species: Even-toed Ungulates
Species identified by Graeme Ruck
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By Graeme Ruck

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Uploaded Jul 20, 2013. Captured Aug 21, 2011 12:35 in 23 Hattah-Robinvale Road, Hattah- Kulkyne National Park, Hattah VIC 3501, Australia.
  • Canon EOS 1000D
  • f/5.6
  • 1/1328s
  • ISO400
  • 200mm