Bactrian camel

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two-humped camel of the cold deserts of central Asia

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Whole-genome sequencing of the 3 Bactrian camel HEV (BcHEV) strains (GenBank accession nos.
He said that as the FAO representative in Iran, he is commissioned to offer the uttermost cooperation to Iran to prevent extinction of Bactrian camel and cultivate the breed in Iran.
Summary: As framed by the camera, the Caucasian outcrop resembles the humps of a Bactrian camel.
The Bactrian camel and fallow deer are indigenous to the northern hemisphere, so are well prepared for harsh weather conditions.
The production of milk of a Bactrian camel, however, averages 2.
American black bear (Ursus americanus), blue nile monkey (Cercopithecus mitis), barbary sheep (Ammotracus lervia), bactrian camel (Camelus bactrianus) and llama (Lama glama) were studied at Giza Zoo, Giza, Egypt.
Like phylogenetic tree constructed for Cyt-b, the wild Bactrian and Bactrian camel separated as another cluster.
Potts mentions a hybrid crossing of a dromedary and a Bactrian camel whose offspring are robust but cannot reproduce.
Below, pupils from the Whitley Abbey Comprehensive School watch with amusement as teacher Bryan Stephenson take the hot seat on a young bactrian camel in September 1973
During the shooting of one emotional moment between George (Lee Ingleby) and White's character Lizzie, the Bactrian camel behind them "decided to take a very long wee", the actress reveals with a smile.
The population of the Bactrian camel is on the decline.
In Mongolia, it features Hustain Nuruu National Park, home to Przewalski's horse, the world's last remaining species of wild equine; exploring the habitat for Bactrian camels, Agali mountain sheep, goitered gazelle and Saker Falcons; the dunes known as the "Singing Sands," which emit a remarkable low-pitched groan when the surface is disturbed by the wind; a visit with a camel-herding family to take in the scenery on the back of a Bactrian camel; the Flaming Cliffs, rich with fossils and site of the 1923 discovery of the first nest of dinosaur eggs the world had ever seen; and the Gobi Desert at the Three Camel Lodge, named one of the "Top 50 Ecolodges" by National Geographic Adventure.
Sarefield said, while 20 of his students checked out a Bactrian camel at the farm.
Topics include the history of domestication, participatory approaches to using camels in desertification, the wild Bactrian camel, environmental education and public awareness, camel-breeding in Kalmykia and Turkmenistan, methods of advising producers, standards for camel milk and new dairy methods, new data on adipocyte size and plasma leptin, human treatment with camel chal, pasturing, and wool and meat production.