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Shunite Bactrian Camel

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Country: China

Home tract: Xilin Gol League, Ulanqab League, And Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region.

Morphological characters

Body: Large sized, firm and heavy bone; well-muscled; thick fine hair; strong and compact type with some fine-compact types.

Body coat: Hair colors: Apricot yellow, purple red are the most common colors, second are the brown, the few are white.

Neck: Flat; upper-thin and below-thick

Quarters: Forequarters - narrow

Chest: Deep and wide

Morphometric traits

Body length: 183 cm

Height at withers: 206 cm

Reproductive traits

One female camel has 8-9 offspings in all lifetime

Remarks: They produce fluff, milk and be used to work, produce meat.


  1. Beijing, “Report on Domestic Animal Genetic Resources in China,” June 2003 [Web Reference]
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