Bactrian camel


Bac·​tri·​an camel ˈbak-trē-ən- How to pronounce Bactrian camel (audio)

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Recent Examples on the Web Other animals: Giraffe, alpaca, dromedary camel, Bactrian camel, hyena, porcupine, prairie dogs, hornbill birds, curassow birds, capybara, lion, horses, Grévy’s zebra, Indian rhinoceros, black rhinoceros, llama, anoa, African buffalo, bontebok and cassowary. Maura Judkis, Washington Post, 23 Oct. 2023 The Milwaukee County Zoo has another new baby — a female Bactrian camel born on May 20 to 11-year-old mother AJ and 10-year-old father Stan. Amy Schwabe, Journal Sentinel, 25 May 2023 On April 13, a male Bactrian camel was born at the Wisconsin zoo, the facility announced in a press release. Nicholas Rice,, 16 Apr. 2021 The Milwaukee County Zoo's newest baby is a male Bactrian camel. Amy Schwabe, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 15 Apr. 2021

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First Known Use

1609, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of Bactrian camel was in 1609

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“Bactrian camel.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Dec. 2023.

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Bactrian camel

Bac·​tri·​an camel ˌbak-trē-ən- How to pronounce Bactrian camel (audio)

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