CAMEL FACTS

Central Queensland News - - RURALWEEKLY -

❚ Camels can reach 2.1m in height (at the hump) and weigh up to 1500 pounds.

❚ Camels can sur­vive with­out food or wa­ter for a sus­tained pe­riod of time.

❚ They can run at 64kmh.

❚ When pro­voked, camels spit a green sub­stance from their stom­achs and kick with all four legs.

❚ Baby camels are born with­out humps.

❚ Camels do not store wa­ter in their humps. The humps are reser­voirs for fatty tis­sue.

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