Camels are herbivorous and are specifically adapted to consume cactus and other thorny plants. Their mouths contain a leathery lining that protects the inside from damage. They also eat plants that do not contain thorns,... More »

Camels, who are capable of storing water within their bodies, are most often found in desert environments. However, the specifics of their habitats depend upon the breed. More »

The camels living in South America fall prey to large cats, such as leopards and jaguars. The camels of Africa and South Asia have no natural predators. More »

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 »

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 »

Female camels are called cows. A cow camel may mate with a bull camel when she is two years old but won't usually produce a calf until she is five years old. A typical camel cow produces up to eight baby camels in her li... More »