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Quick Facts about Camels’ Domestication History

Domestication of Old World Camels The Arabian camel has domesticated 3 to 5 thousands year before and the main driver for domestication was it milk. The camel was domesticated a bit later than other animals so its name appeared late in the register of domesticated animals. The one-humped camel (Camelus dromedarius) is found in all …

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Quick Facts about Camels’ (Dromedary & Bactrian) Domestication History

The dromedaries were domesticated even earlier than the Bactrian, before 3000 BC in the Arabian Peninsula. The term “dromedary” is derived from the dramas Greek for “road”) and thus is directly applicable only to the racing or riding dromedary. However, the term is used throughout the world to describe this specie.

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