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No, it ismot water; it is fat. The
common belief, that water is stored in
the camel's extra hump, is based on
the general knowledge that he can
go a very long time without either
food or drink.; this is because the
camel is native to the desert; in two
respects it is physiologically fitted for
work on the desert: its feet are
webbed and expansive so that it
travels easily on loose sand.
It can contract its nostrils so that it
can breathe in a sandstorm which
often is fatal to human beings and
all other animals.
The camel is disagreeable, quar
relsome, complaining- and vindictive.
He has two humps and the drome
dary has only one hump.
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