Camels are able to survive in the desert because their humps store fat that can provide energy for up to several weeks. Camels can survive without water for several weeks because their stomach lining is designed to store... More »

According to the BBC, camels have adapted by developing features that preserve water and fat within their body to ensure survival in the hot and dry desert climate. Other features that camels have adapted include long ey... More »

Most desert peoples favor low-protein cereal grains, high-protein seeds, local varieties of vegetation, and teas and coffee. The diet of desert cultures can differ wildly depending on the geography and biodiversity of th... More »

A common belief is that camels store water in their humps, but the humps are actually reservoirs that store fat. This allows the camel to remain cool in hot temperatures, as the rest of its body is thinly insulated. Arab... More »

Camels store fat reserves in their humps that provide them with enough nutrition to survive for months in hot, dry climates. The fatty, watery substance in their humps can fuel their bodies during famines. A camel's meta... 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 »

When temperatures rise above 110 degrees Fahrenheit, camels can survive for about five days without drinking water. During the winter, camels can survive six or seven months without drinking water. During that time, they... More »