NiE Ships of the desert

THEY are mammals with long legs, an elongated neck, a big-lipped snout, double row of very long eyelashes, flat wide two-toed padded feet and have a characteristic one hump (dromedary) or two humps (Bactrian) on their back. Because of their numerous and unique physical traits that enable them survive in harsh dry climates these animals are also known as "ships of the desert".

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