Differences And Similarities Between Camels And Giraffes

Differences And Similarities Between Camels And Giraffes

Both of them have long necks and slender legs, both of them are huge animals; it is quite normal to ask: what are the other key differences and similarities between camels and giraffes?! We will split this article into 2 parts, one examining differences, and the other examining similarities between these two animals.  Major Differences…

Why Do Camels Eat Snakes?

Why Do Camels Eat Snakes?

The main reason why camels eat snakes is because of a Middle Eastern belief that it will cure a disease in their body. According to this superstition, camel owners will feed a live snake to a camel and then pour water into the animal’s mouth.  According to Quran, a camel will stop eating and stare…

How Much Are Camels Worth?

How Much Are Camels Worth?

Camels are some of the most valued and most expensive animals on the planet. Depending on the breed (dromedary or Bactrian), sex (male or female), region (Africa, Middle East, Australia, America), age (baby or adult), camels are worth between $80 and $20,000. Some camels can reach values of over $50 million. In the USA, a…

Is A Camel A Pachyderm?

Is A Camel A Pachyderm?

No, camels are not pachyderms. Camels belong to an order of Artiodactyla, while pachyderms belong to the now obsolete order of Pachydermata. Pachyderms are large, nonruminant hoofed mammals that have very thick skin. Camels are not part of their order. Their name comes from the Greek, and if you break it into two parts, pachys…