Camels, like dromedaries, belong to the camelid family. This family of mammals has 3 genera that exist today and 8 genera that are now extinct.
Within the three existing genres is the Camelus it includes three species: the dromedary, the Bactrian or Asian camel and the wild camel, the only one never domesticated by man.
These animals are capable of drinking up to 140 liters of water in 15 minutes.
Camel pregnancies last 13 months and they usually have a calf every two years.
The wild camel is currently in danger of extinction.