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Zargeh Camel

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Country: Saudi Arabia

Home tract: Southern parts

Morphological characters


Body coat: Blue-grey coat colour; long hair on the head, the neck, the shoulder and the hump. Sometimes, the coat color on shoulder and on the back is darker.

Head: Small

Forehead: Flat

Ears: Pointed

Neck: Short

Hump: Could be pointed and placed in hind part of the back

Chest: Wide

Legs: Short

Udder: Small with unbalanced teats

Morphometric traits

Heart girth: female – 222.0 cm

Height at withers: female – 185.0 cm

Neck length: female – 87.0 cm

References

  1. Abdallah H.R. and Bernard Faye, 2012, “Phenotypic classification of Saudi Arabian camel (Camelus dromedarius) by their body measurements,” Emir. J. Food Agric; 24(3): 272-280. [Web Reference]
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