Provides information about the animal winners of such records as tallest, most dangerous, longest living, and fastest runner, in a guide divided into such categories as mammals, birds, and invertebrates.(Camelus dromedarius), which is a native of the Middle East but survives today only as a feral animal in Australia and as a domestic animal elsewhere. ... The Bactrian or two-humped camel (Camelus bactrianus), which survives in the wild only in the remote deserts of ... Contrary to popular belief, camels do not store water in their humps, but energy-rich fat. ... They do not begin to sweat until their body temperature reaches 40.5AdC (105AdF) - a high fever in a human; they have the abilityanbsp;...
|Publisher||:||Sterling Publishing Company, Inc. - 2008|