Bactrian camel


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Bactrian camel

a two-humped camel, Camelus bactrianus, used as a beast of burden in the cold deserts of central Asia

Bactrian camel

[′bak·trē·ən ′kam·əl]
(vertebrate zoology)
Camelus bactrianus. The two-humped camel.
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During November 2012-May 2013, we collected and tested 1 feces sample each from 205 Bactrian camels on a farm in Xinjiang, China.
According to a local official, Iran is considered as the focal point of Bactrian camel genetics storage spot in the Middle East.
A Bactrian camel and, inset, a fallow deer enjoying the wintry conditions yesterday
The Bactrian camel gives more wool than the dromedary and its wool is of higher quality.
Samples of hair were obtained from five animal species from Giza Zoo, Giza, Egypt; a carnivore, American black bear (Ursus americanus), a primate, blue nile monkey (Cercopithecus mitis), and three artiodactyls, barbary sheep (Ammotracus lervia), bactrian camel (Camelus bactrianus) and llama (Lama glama) from four animal per species (two males and two females, respectively).
The clade A contained all dromedary camels/ single humped camels with all identified Pakistani haplotypes, and clade B contains Bactrian camels or two humped camels.
Bactrian camels have two humps and the Arabian camel, which is also called a dromedary, can easily be distinguished because it has one hump.
Isolation and purification of the ovulation-inducing factor from seminal plasma in the bactrian camel (Camelus bactrianus).
Bradford, a real young boy who suffered from the ravages of Ewing's Sarcoma, goes on a fictional journey to seek out and save the wild Bactrian camel.
Considerations include: aiding in flood control, fish or crop production, protecting food sources for endangered species like the wild Bactrian camel (more endangered than the giant panda), protection of other small grazing animals that are on the edge of extinction, preservation of habitats for endangered bird species that migrate through this area, preservation of endangered plant species and more.
Zoo staff did not even know their two-humped Bactrian camel Holly was pregnant.
Scanning Electron Microscopic observation on the epithelial surface of the Forestomach in Bactrian Camel, Camelus bactrianus.