Dromedary

Dromedary

Catalog Number
14832
£6.99
Dimensions
14 x 3,4 x 10 cm (W x D x H)
Age Recommendation
3-8 years
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The dromedary from Schleich® Wild Life has, like in nature, just one hump. It is also known as a one-humped camel.
Dromedaries live in the deserts of Africa and Asia. They eat mostly leaves, dry grass and thorny plants. The hump of the mammal isn’t used to store water; it stores fat. If they can’t find any food in the desert they can live off it for weeks. The dromedary from Schleich® Wild Life has eaten well recently and has an upright, well-filled hump.
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Fun Fact

If a sandstorm comes, the dromedary can close its nostrils so that no sand gets in.

Scientific facts

  • Scientific name : Camelus dromedarius
  • Global Home : Africa, Asia, Australia
  • Conservation Status : Not evaluated
  • Primary habitat : Desert
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