Bactrian Camels live in arid areas of Gobi Desert, Mongolia. Their
body can withstand temperature increases from 34º to 41º C without
perspiring and thus losing water. A camel can manage for up to two
weeks without water, but by then it will be thirsty and can drink 200
litres at the first opportunity. Whenever food is abundant, it stores
surplus fat in its humps. These fat stores can be converted into water
during hot periods.
Camels have long eyelashes and small ears with lots of hair. They can also close their nostrils. These adaptive features keep them from getting sand in their eyes, ears and nose.
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