Paul and Donna are back with another episode of Varmints! to talk about the amazing world of those ancient ships of the desert: camels!
But first, the news!
Coming to a store near you (maybe): camel milk! Article courtesy of CNN.com.
“So uh.. I feel like I have to ‘moo’ or something. Should I moo? Maybe not. I might come off as desperate. This is awkward.”
Camels humps are NOT filled with water. You probably already knew that. Paul didn’t. No, really. Article courtesy of todayifoundout.com
They’re basically giant, furry air conditioners if you think about it.
A camel’s blood is a key component of it’s staying cool in the desert ability. Article courtesy of asknature.com.
This camel is still totally judging Paul with her big judgey camel face. She won’t let it go.
The very excellent nature documentary “Ships of the Desert”. Do check it out. Courtesy of YouTube user The Secrets of Nature:
If you can find it to buy or rent do go check out the brilliant movie “Tracks”! Courtesy of YouTube user MovieClips Trailers:
Camel beauty pageants? Cheating? Botox? Read about the weird world of camel beauty pageants in Saudi Arabia! Courtesy of NPR.com.
“Well hello there, ladies.”
The U.S. Army very nearly had a fleet of camels! Article courtesy of armyhistory.org.
Shouldn’t they all be wearing camel-flage? I’ll see myself out.