Camels and llamas

by Gregory, O. B.

Publisher: Rourke Publications in Windermere, Fla

Written in English
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  • Camelidae -- Juvenile literature.,
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  • Camels.,
  • Mammals -- South America.

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Briefly describes the one-humped Arabian camel, the two-humped Bactrian camel, and their smaller, humpless South American relatives, the llama, alpaca, guanaco, and vicuña.

Edition Notes

Statementby O.B. Gregory ; illustrated by Maurice Hutchings.
SeriesEasy reading information series
ContributionsHutchings, Maurice, ill.
LC ClassificationsQL737.U54 G73 1982
The Physical Object
Pagination24 p. :
Number of Pages24
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3489421M
ISBN 100866251391
LC Control Number82009130

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Medicine and Surgery of Camelids is the classic comprehensive reference on llamas, alpacas, vicunas, guanacos, and camels. With information on topics ranging from nutrition and management to infectious diseases and emergency care, this book provides information on Cited by: Get this from a library.

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Describes the jobs camels and llamas do as domesticated animals, from guarding flocks of sheep to carrying goods and people.

32 pages: 24 cm Describes the jobs camels and llamas do as domesticated animals, from guarding flocks of sheep to carrying goods and people Pages: Llamas, Alpacas & Camels Many farmers and animal keepers are diversifying and beginning to work with more exotic species.

Our range of llama, alpaca and camel books are a great start in learning how to care for these animals regarding their nutritional requirements, veterinary advice. After reading Christina Adams’s new book Camel Crazy: A Quest for Miracles in the Mysterious World of Camels (New World Library), I may have a new favorite animal (sorry, cats and hippos).

Most of us know camels as curiosities at zoos. As beasts of burden highly adapted to hot and dry climates, they’ve served the trade routes that helped build civilizations, and may indeed flourish in.

Antibodies obtained from llamas may be adapted for human use in COVID cases on humans. Researchers say the antibodies can neutralize the novel coronavirus's ability to bind to cells, a critical.

• Camels are heavier and taller body with a longer tail than llamas. • Camels have bushy and long eyebrows that llamas do not have. • Nostrils in camels are sealable, but not in llamas.

• Llamas have a thick coat of fur, while camels have a short fur coat. • Camels have humps that llamas. The llama (/ ˈ l ɑː m ə /; Spanish pronunciation:) (Lama glama) is a domesticated South American camelid, widely used as a meat and pack animal by Andean cultures since the Pre-Columbian era.

Llamas are very social animals and live with others as a wool is very soft and can learn simple tasks after a few repetitions. When using a pack, they can carry about Class: Mammalia. Camels and llamas at work. [Julia Barnes] -- Describes the jobs camels and llamas do as domesticated animals, from guarding flocks of sheep to carrying goods and people.

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The group includes animals such as horses, zebras, moose, pigs, llamas, hippos, rhinos, and, of course, camels. (More about ungulates here.) Most interesting to the researchers was the way in which the fossils were preserved—they were mummified.

INSKEEP: I feel like I'm now inside a children's book, a children's book with pictures of cute llamas, because there was one animal in particular, a brown llama in Belgium named Winter. Camels & Chocolate is the award-winning blog and professional portfolio of travel writer and journalist Kristin Luna.

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The first cama was born on Janu The aim was to create an animal capable of higher wool production than the llama, with the size and strength of a camel and a cooperative : Mammalia. Llamas are a type of camel, which is explicitly specified (in the Torah, the Five Books of Moses) as a ruminant that does not have cloven hooves — camels are the only domesticated animal that have these two traits, just as pigs are the only ones w.

Their ears: Alpaca ears have short spear-shaped ears while llamas have much longer, banana-shaped ears. Their size: Alpacas generally weigh in at around pounds while llamas can get as heavy as pounds.

At the shoulder, an average alpaca stands between 34 and 36 inches, while a llama generally ranges between 42 and 46 inches. Camels and llamas serve as traditional pack animals in harsh environments on opposite sides of the world.

They also provide entertainment, produce nutrients, and protect other livestock. Learn about the deep traditions that bond these unusual animals to their respective cultures.

Discover the Pages:   Gish has published a few books in the same style; including jellyfish, camels, beavers, and jaguars. This book looks at the habitats, physical details, and the relationship between llamas and humans. Great starter for resource books about llamas.

Camels (Book): Jango-Cohen, Judith: Examines the different species of camels in the world including the two-humped Bactrian and one-humped Arabian camels, and llamas, where they live, how they have adapted to harsh climates, how humans use them, and how they raise their young.

By latein the midst of the Civil War, the camel experiment was essentially finished. The California camels, moved from Fort Tejon to Los Angeles, had. Animals included here are chamois, Ibex, yaks, deer, llamas, moose and caribou. Overall, a fantastic way to introduce various types of artiodactyls to your curious young reader.

What you get in Camels and Pigs: What They Have in Common is an excellent overview of all types of artiodactyls/5(3). So they gave each other camels, one named Clyde and one named Camille. Once the camels were 3 years old, Clyde and Camille began to produce 10 more calves over the years, including Charlie.

Don Bodkin, 81, said camels are low maintenance and adapt well to Oklahoma. A Camelidae (Tylopoda).The Camels and Llamas constitute in many respects an aberrant group of the Ruminantia, especially as regards their dentition and the conformation of the upper jaw (fig.

) carries three teeth on each side in front, separated by slight intervals. Llamas and guanacos belong to the same family as camels. Llamas have been used by people of the Andes for thousands of years to carry heavy loads, such as bales of maize (corn). They were a key form of transportation in the ancient Inca Empire, and still help.

Llamas & Camels are related, but they don't have humps on their back because Llamas and Camels used to be one species, but Llamas went to the mountains and Camels went to. The 10th edition of this book has been thoroughly updated to include normal reproduction and reproductive disorders, as well as diseases in the common and less common domestic species (dogs, cats, pigs, and horses as well as llamas, alpacas, and camels).

Like camels, they can do without drinking for long periods; llamas get their water from food. 10 Fascinating Llama Facts. 1. Llamas are related to camels: both are “camelids” with long necks, big eyes with long eyelashes, and long, thick fur to protect them from the rain and cold.

But llamas have no humps! 2. There are 4 species of llamas.Rama the cama, a llama-camel hybrid, was born in (Figure ).Camels and llamas have a shared ancestor but have been separated for 30 million years. Veterinarians collected semen from a male camel that weighed close to 1, pounds, then used it to artificially inseminate a .