History, Facts and Resources
Not only are camels unique and fascinating animals, their domestication
and subsequent use has earned them a place in the history and exploration of
many countries throughout the world.
On this page, we have built a resource of informative and interesting
articles, on all aspects of camels, from their origins, breeding and training
to the place in history.
Links On this page we have collected links to various other
interesting camel sites around the world.
Brief History of Camels In general terms this is a very good
overview of the camel.
in Australia How did camels get to Australia, and what were they
used for here.
Camels Describes the physical features of the camel and the
adaptations for its desert life.
Biology How many young do they have, how big do they grow,
what do they weigh and what diseases affect them?
Camels Life What do camels eat, how many stomachs do they
have, and how long can they go without water?
& Camels Millions of people in Africa and Asia depend on camels for all their needs.
Uses of Camels Apart from tourism, there are other products
produced by camels, such as milk, wool, meat and hides for tanning for
Longest Fence in The World Completed in 1907, the No1 Rabbit
Proof Fence built across Western
Australia, probably wouldn't have been possible
without the use of the camel.