Dromedary Camel Skull Replica

$549.00

The Dromedary Camel, originally native to northern Africa and the Middle East, has been introduced throughout the world with large feral populations in Australia. The Dromedary camel has a single large hump on its back that is used to store fat.

Description

Dromedary Camel Skull Replica measures 18.1 inches. Dromedary Camel Skull Replica is museum quality polyurethane cast. 2-part skull (separate cranium and jaw). Made in USA. Our precise skull can be used as a teaching tool, museum camel skull exhibit, home décor skull, or office décor skull.

The Dromedary camel or Camelus dromedarius originally native to northern Africa and the Middle East, has been introduced throughout the world with large feral populations in Australia.

The Dromedary camel has a single large hump on its back that is used to store fat. Dromedary camels are specifically adapted to life in the desert with their large padded feet for walking in sand and their ability to go long periods without water.

The Dromedary camel or Camelus dromedarius distinctive features include its long, curved neck, narrow chest, a single hump, and long hairs on the throat, shoulders and hump. The coat is generally a shade of brown. The hump, 7.9 in. tall or more, is made of fat bound together by fibrous tissue.

The Dromedary camel or Camelus dromedarius are mainly active during daylight hours. They form herds of about 20 individuals, which are led by a dominant male.

This camel feeds on foliage and desert vegetation; several adaptations, such as the ability to tolerate losing more than 30 percent of its total water content, allow it to thrive in its desert habitat.

The Dromedary camel or Camelus dromedarius is the tallest of the three camel species. Adult males range in height between 5.9 and 6.6 ft. at the shoulder; females range between 5.6 and 6.2 ft.

Males typically weigh between 880 and 1,320 lb.; females range between 660 and 1,190 lb. The distinctive features are its long, curved neck, narrow chest and single hump, thick, double-layered eyelashes and bushy eyebrows.

The Dromedary camel or Camelus dromedarius have sharp vision and a good sense of smell.

The male has a soft palate nearly 7.1 in. long, which it inflates to produce a deep pink sac. The palate, which is often mistaken for the tongue, dangles from one side of the mouth and is used to attract females during the mating season.

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Additional information

Weight 8 lbs
Dimensions 18.1 in
Dromedary Camel Facts

Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Artiodactyla
Family: Camelidae
Genus: Camelus
Species: C. dromedarius
Binomial name: Camelus dromedarius