Domestic Bactrian Camel
Taxonomic name: Camelus bactrianus
Conservation Status: Domesticated
Diet: Mainly herbivorous, but will eat other food items opportunistically
Size: 2.3 - 2.5 metres tall
Weight: 660 - 2200 kg, with males often being larger than females
Bactrian camels are extremely well suited to living in cold, harsh conditions and can go without drinking liquid water for months at a time!
The Zoo's Bactrian Camels are located in the Animals of Asia section in the Zoo.