Only some camels can swim. According to The Times of India, experts have confirmed that a unique breed of camels, known as Kharai, can swim up to three kilometers, or nearly two miles, in the sea. They do so while seekin... More »

The collective noun for cows is "herd." Other words that are used include "dairy," "drove," "pack" and "team," though some of these are more common in other English-speaking countries outside of the U.S. More »

Carnivores, omnivores and herbivores include cats and dogs, humans and birds, and deer and giraffes respectively. While herbivores eat plants, omnivores eat both plants and other animals and carnivores live almost exclus... More »

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Arabian or dromedary camels, which have one hump, live in Northern Africa, Southwestern Asia and Australia, while Bactrian camels, which have two humps, lives in Mongolia and China. Most of the world's camels are domesti... More »

Female camels are called cows. Just like some other ungulates and animals, male camels are also called bulls and their young are known as calves. More »

Depending on their needs, camels can drink up to 114 liters of water in a 10-minute sitting. If fresh water is unavailable, they may drink salty or brackish water. However, during the winter, only their food provides wat... More »

Dromedary camels stand an average of 5.9 to 6.6 feet tall, and Bactrian camels stand an average of 5.2 feet to 5.9 feet. Camel height is generally measured from the bottom of the camel's feet to its shoulders. More »