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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Next to the beautifully muscular, three-color glazed horses now to be seen everywhere throughout the world in museum and living-room, the Bactrian or two-humped camel was the most often depicted animal among Tang ceramics originally created as mortuary objects.
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During a winter festival in Mongolia, a country north of China, people race two-humped camels across the Gobi Desert.