Do Camels Hibernate? (Torpor And Aestivation Included!)

Do Camels Hibernate? (Torpor And Aestivation Included!)

Hibernation is a state of deep sleep that an animal enters to conserve energy and survive when food is scarce. Although hibernation would come in handy for camels during the winter months, camels do not hibernate.  During hibernation, the animal’s body temperature, heart rate, and breathing rate all drop to extremely low levels for it…

Camels in WW1

Camels in WW1

At the 11th hour on the 11th day of the 11th month of 1918, World War I ended with Germany signing an armistice agreement with the Allied Forces, ending 4 long years of death and suffering.  Besides brave men and women fighting in the war, many animals, including camels, played a vital role. Camels were…

Are Camels Dangerous?

Are Camels Dangerous?

Just like any other large animal, camels can be dangerous. A camel can attack humans or other animals or can transmit potentially deadly diseases to them. Camel corpses might sometimes explode in the desert. Camels are usually timid and tame creatures both to humans and to other members of their herd.  They are social animals…