The Dromedary camel roams in arid regions.
IN THE WILD – Any vegetation they find
IN THE ZOO – Hay and specially formulated grain
- Can drink 30 gallons of water in 13 minutes.
- Store fat in their hump, not water.
- Have flat, round feet to keep them from sinking in the sand.
- No longer considered wild animals. In Africa and Arabia they are semi-domesticated animals that have free range, but are under the control of herders.