How Do Camels Protect Themselves From Predators?

By Staff WriterLast Updated Mar 29, 2020 11:57:05 PM ET

Camels protect themselves from predators by regurgitating their stomach contents mixed with saliva in a projectile fashion. This practice is commonly referred to as spitting. According to the San Diego Zoo, when camels spit, it is meant to startle and distract potential predators.