Habitats and Adaptations QR Code Answer 2

Question: Name as many physical adaptations that a camel has to allow it to survive in the desert

Answers:

A close up of a camel's humps

  • Humps to store fat

Bactrian Camel

  • Long nostrils to cool air before it gets to their internal cavities that can also close to stop sand

A close look at a camel's feet

  • Feet structure to allow them to walk on sand successfully

A close up of a camel's fur

  • Thick fur for insulation during cold nights

Bactrian camel at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo

  • Long eyelashes to protect the eyes from sand

A camel eating

  • Molars to grind plant material to extract maximum nutrients from plants