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Dejan

Dejan is a wildlife blogger and content writer. He is the primary writer for the website.
From a young age, Dejan had lots of pets and always liked nature and wildlife. He is always hiking in nature, claiming mountain tops, and learning about animals. He loves to educate himself and others about animals, endangered species, and wilderness.
That's why he is regularly taking courses at its local Agriculture university, constantly communicating with veterinarians and zoologists, and reading the latest animal studies and research.

5 Interesting Facts About Camel Hooves

First things first, to clear something up: Camels do not have hooves. Camels have big and long padded feet that look like hooves. Their feet consist of 2 toes and webbing between them.  With that out of the way, here are some camel hooves facts/camel feet facts. Camel Hooves Facts 1. First Camels Had Hooves, …

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Do Camels Have Toes? (Or Hooves?)

Similar to many other animals, camels do have toes. Camels have two large, even-sized toes on each foot. At the tip of each of those toes, there is a small nail that resembles a hoof. Camels neither have thumbs, nor paws. Camels are even-toed ungulates. That means that they bear their weight equally on two toes: …

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Camel Eyebrows (Why Are They So Thick?)

Just like many other animals, camels too have eyebrows. Camel’s eyebrows are thick lines of hair that grow above its eyes. They are made of intertwined strands of a protein called keratin. Keratin is the same material human hair and nails are made from. In humans, eyebrows are used to prevent sweat from getting into …

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Are Black Camels Rare? (Do They Even Exist?)

Despite their unique appearance, black camels do exist. They are very rare, at least more than white camels. Black camels have characteristically dark fur color, which has a high value. Even though they are rare and hard to find, there are several countries with different breeds of black camels. Where Are Black Camels Found? Among …

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Why Do Camels Have Large And Wide Feet?

Camels have large and wide feet because they support the animals in the sand and enable them to walk there without sinking. Their feet are padded which allows them to cross great distances without burning the bottom of their feet on hot sand. They also reduce musculoskeletal stresses on the body. Camels are members of …

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5 Amazing Facts About Camel Eyelashes (Kids Friendly)

Camel’s eyelashes are a very important organ in keeping the camel’s eye functioning properly.  They have several functions and work great in combination with camel’s eyelids and camel’s tears to keep the eye safe.  Camel Eyelashes Facts 1. Camel’s Long Eyelashes Keep The Sand Away From The Animal’s Eyes Camel’s eyelashes work as a barrier …

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Do Camels Have Long Eyelashes? (2 Big Reasons Why!)

Just like most mammals, camels do have eyelashes. Their double-layered eyelashes are long and thick, angled downward, and almost parallel to the surface of the eye. They are made mostly of keratin which allows the hairs to turn, bend and fold without breaking. Perfect for windy conditions camels live in. Why Do Camels Have Long …

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Camel Liver Nutrition Fact | Vitamins | Minerals | Health

The camel liver is a camel’s vital organ, as it removes toxins from the blood. When it comes to nutrition, it is one of the most beneficial and healthy animal meat you can eat, and contains a group of nutrients responsible for many tasks and functions in the human body. Here are camel liver nutrition …

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Why Are Camels Used For Transportation In The Desert? (5 Big Reasons!)

Camels are used to transport goods and passengers in the desert because of their huge tolerance to food and water deprivation, and because they can carry a heavy load during long-distance travels. They are the best mode of transportation there. Ever since we domesticated camels, around 5,000 BC, we have been their favorite travel companion.  …

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7 Amazing Facts About Camel Lips

Camels are rather fascinating creatures.  It seems like every organ of theirs is different from other animals, and special in its structure and anatomy.  This is definitely the case with camel mouths and their lips. Here are 7 camel lips facts to blow your mind. Camel Lips Facts 1. Camels Have Mobile And Prehensile Pair …

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