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Herd Considered common animals by many, Camels are one of the most uncommon to walk the earth, based on their ability to survive in the harshest environments. The history of the world would have looked a lot different without camels. Bactrian camel,BestZOO,Camelus bactrianus,Geotagged,The Netherlands Click/tap to enlarge

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Considered common animals by many, Camels are one of the most uncommon to walk the earth, based on their ability to survive in the harshest environments. The history of the world would have looked a lot different without camels.

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  1. Great atmosphere and astute timing, I like the expression, utterly relaxed? Nicely done faded background, bringing out the right contrast. Posted 9 years ago

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The Bactrian camel is a large, even-toed ungulate native to the steppes of central Asia. It is presently restricted in the wild to remote regions of the Gobi and Taklamakan Deserts of Mongolia and Xinjiang. A small number of wild Bactrian camels still roam the Mangystau Province of southwest Kazakhstan and Nubra Valley in India. It is one of the two surviving species of camel. The Bactrian camel has two humps on its back, in contrast to the single-humped dromedary camel.

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Similar species: Even-toed Ungulates
Species identified by Ferdy Christant
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Uploaded Jun 10, 2012. Captured Apr 21, 2012 14:30 in Molenkampseweg, 5681 Best, The Netherlands.
  • NIKON D7000
  • f/6.3
  • 1/200s
  • ISO140
  • 500mm