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Bactrian Camel Male Skull length measures 24 inches from tip and up over skull, width is 12 inches measured from eye socket to eye socket, height including jaw measures 12 inches. Bactrian camel male skull is museum quality polyruethane cast. 2-part skull (separate cranium and jaw). Made in USA. Our precise skull can be used as a teaching tool, museum skull exhibit, home decor skull, or office decor skull. Skull is an adult male.
The Bactrian camel or Camelus bactrianus is a large even-toed ungulate native to the steppes of Central Asia. It has two humps on its back. Its population of two million exists mainly in the domesticated form. Their name comes from the ancient historical region of Bactria.
Domesticated Bactrian camels or Camelus bactrianus have served as pack animals in inner Asia since ancient times. With its tolerance for cold, drought, and high altitudes, it enabled the travel of caravans on the Silk Road.
Bactrian camels or Camelus bactrianus whether domesticated or feral, are a separate species from the wild Bactrian camel or Camelus bactrianus.
The Bactrian camel or Camelus bactrianus is the largest mammal in its native range and is the largest living camel. Shoulder height is from 5.9 to 7.5 ft., head-and-body length is .38–11.48 ft., and the tail length is 14–22 in.
At the top of the humps, the average height is 6.99 ft. Body mass can range 660 to 2,200 lb., with males often being much larger and heavier than females. Its long, woolly coat varies in color from dark brown to sandy beige. A mane and beard of long hair occurs on the neck and throat, with hairs measuring up to 9.8 in. long.
Bactrian camel or Camelus bactrianus shaggy winter coat is shed extremely rapidly, with huge sections peeling off at once, appearing as if sloppily shorn. The two humps on the back are composed of fat.
Bactrian camel or Camelus bactrianus face is typical of a camelid, being long and somewhat triangular, with a split upper lip.
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