Camel, a sort of Ectotherm Animal

I have written a lot about the camels during last 20 years. Mainly, I have compiled my own observation and research about the camels. A huge part of my writeup is also derived from the publications and literature published globally. Once, I wrote an article that camel have the characters from many different animals, therefore camel is unique.

Today, I was reading a book about the snakes. I realized that camel have some characteristics like snakes or reptiles. Camel is a kind of Ectotherm; this means that they regulate their body temperature with the environment. That is why the camels need lesser energy requirements compared to other livestock.

Albumor camel from Kuwait. .Photo credit: Dr AbdulAziz Alateeqi
Camels in Gobi desert. Credit to Amalgan.

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