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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The pars intermedia of the hypophysis in Bactrian camel was narrow situated between the pars distalis and the pars nervosa, approximately 730 um in thickness, and composed of basophil cells and many crevices with different sizes.
According to a local official, Iran is considered as the focal point of Bactrian camel genetics storage spot in the Middle East.
DUBAI: As framed by the camera, the Caucasian outcrop resembles the humps of a Bactrian camel. On one peak sits an archiving shelf for paintings, the type of thing you'd find in a museum's storage area, with several canvases from the Dagestani national museum lodged within.
The Bactrian camel gives more wool than the dromedary and its wool is of higher quality.
It is concluded that complete mitochondrial Cyt- b gene and D-loop sequence analysis in Mareecha and Bareela breed confirmed its genetic makeup as dromedary camels that are closer to other reported dromedary camels and they are well distanced from Bactrian camels however Ovis aries showed higher similarity as compared to Capra hircus, Bos taurus, Bos indicus, Bubalus bubalis.
Isolation and purification of the ovulation-inducing factor from seminal plasma in the bactrian camel (Camelus bactrianus).
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.
To get there, you hoist yourself onto a Bactrian camel, which has -- (number) humps.
Zoo staff did not even know their two-humped Bactrian camel Holly was pregnant.
Compared to the domestic Bactrian camel, the wild Bactrian is greyer, slimmer, and has smaller sized humps spaced more widely apart.
Winter temperatures in the deserts where the Bactrian camel live can be 40 [degrees] F below zero.
Hippo dung covered the walls and a crumpled note on the floor read: Send the Bactrian camel to Baghdad.