Are Camels Endangered? – Population And Conservation Status

Are Camels Endangered? – Population And Conservation Status

In the last 100 years, the number of animals has greatly been reduced, with over 5000 animal species under the threat of becoming extinct.  More than 180 species of mammals are also endangered, according to The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN).  Looking back at camel evolutionary history, dozens of camel species have gone…

The Real Truth About A Three-hump Camel! (And A Four Hump Camel!)

The Real Truth About A Three-hump Camel! (And A Four Hump Camel!)

In almost any literature that you read on camels, you will find the following statement: Currently extant, there are 3 species of camels (Camelus) – the one-humped domestic Dromedary camel, the two-humped domestic Bactrian camel, and the two-humped Wild Bactrian camel.  There is no mention of a camel with more than two humps. So does…