In October 2002, the estimated 800 Bactrian camels remaining in the wild in northwest China and Mongolia were classified as critically endangered on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. It is presently restricted in the wild to remote regions of the Gobi and Taklamakan Deserts of Mongolia and Xinjiang. A small number of wild Bactrian camels still roam the Mangystau Province of southwest Kazakhstan.

In October 2002, the estimated 800 Bactrian camels remaining in the wild in northwest China and Mongolia were classified as critically endangered on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. It is presently restricted in the wild to remote regions of the Gobi and Taklamakan Deserts of Mongolia and Xinjiang. A small number of wild Bactrian camels still roam the Mangystau Province of southwest Kazakhstan.

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Bactrian Camel - The Two-hump, Asian Camel

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Bactrian Camel - The Two-hump, Asian Camel | Animal Pictures and Facts | FactZoo.com

Bactrian Camel - The Two-hump, Asian Camel

Bactrian Camel - The Two-hump, Asian Camel | Animal Pictures and Facts | FactZoo.com

Mongolia:  A Bactrian Camel, (Camelus bactrianus.) "In Winter."  Khongor Sand Dunes, Gobi Desert.

Mongolia: A Bactrian Camel, (Camelus bactrianus.) "In Winter." Khongor Sand Dunes, Gobi Desert.

Budapest, HungaryA newborn bactrian camel (Camelus bactrianus) is nuzzled by her motherat the Nyiregyhaza Animal Park

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Budapest, HungaryA newborn bactrian camel (Camelus bactrianus) is nuzzled by her motherat the Nyiregyhaza Animal Park

Bactrian camel The Bactrian camel is a large, even-toed ungulate native to the steppes of central Asia. Of the two species of camel, it is by far the rarer. The Bactrian camel has two humps on its back, in contrast to the single-humped dromedary camel.

Bactrian Camel

Bactrian camel The Bactrian camel is a large, even-toed ungulate native to the steppes of central Asia. Of the two species of camel, it is by far the rarer. The Bactrian camel has two humps on its back, in contrast to the single-humped dromedary camel.

bactrian camel facts | Bactrian Camels Facts and Information

bactrian camel facts | Bactrian Camels Facts and Information

Bactrian Camel born on February 25 is already winning fans at the Cincinnati Zoo.  Keepers announced the male baby’s name, Jack, one week and one day later – on Hump Day, of course.

Bactrian Camel born on February 25 is already winning fans at the Cincinnati Zoo. Keepers announced the male baby’s name, Jack, one week and one day later – on Hump Day, of course.

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