Camelus ferus / Bactrian camel
- originally desert and semi-desert
- Grasses, foliage and shoots
- Gestation/breeding period
- 13 - 14 months
- Mode of life
- loose herds with 8 to 20 animals
~ 2.30 m
~ 35 years
How endangered are Bactrian camels?
by IUCN (Red List of Threatened Species)
- Not evaluated
- Data deficient
- Least concern
- Near threatened
- Critically endangered
- Extinct in the wild
Did you know?
Bactrian camels can drink 150 litres of water in ten minutes.
Bactrian camel on the zoo tour
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