Are camels endangered?
Dromedary (one-humped camels) are domesticated, and thus in no more danger of dying out than cats or dogs. Bactrian camels are also domesticated, but the small wild population is critically endangered, due to capture and habitat loss. ...
What endangered animals live in deserts?
camels dingos dragons (Komodo dragons) Camels are not endangered. Komodo dragons do not live in deserts. The pure dingo is endangered, but many of Australia's dingo populations have interbred with wild dogs. Endangered animals that live in deserts include Australian animals such as the bilby, the Julia Creek dunnart and the Central rock-rat. ...
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Why do some camels have one hump and others have two?
Because there are two species of camels in the world. Camels with one hump are called Dromedary Camels. These are found in the Middle-East, Africa and Southern Asia. Camels with two humps are called Bactrian Camels. These species are found in Central Asia and Eastern Asia. Bactrian Camels, according to the United Nations, are listed as critically endangered. Check out the related links below for more information. ...
Why are bactrian camels are endangered?
Bactrian camels are camels with two humps. They only live in the desert of Mongolia and northwestern China. They are threatened by habitat loss due to mining and industrial products in their habitat. Also, livestock herders sometimes kill them because they compete with livestock for very limited food sources and water. ...