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Bactrian Camel. Photo: <a href="http://www.flickr.com/people/53332339@N00">Michael Pereckas</a>, CC <a href="http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/deed.en">some rights reserved</a>
Bactrian Camel. Photo: Michael Pereckas, CC some rights reserved

Natural Selections: Camels

Do camels really store water in their humps? Well, not really. And they aren't native to the deserts of the Middle East and Asia, either. Martha Foley and Dr. Curt Stager discuss the different ways camel physiology adapts them to survive in desert conditions, and where this family of mammals originated.  Go to full article

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