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What is a baby camel called?

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N. Reyes

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Answered Sep 30, 2020

A baby camel is called a calf. Female camels usually have one baby, but sometimes twins; after 12 to 14 months of gestation, a mother camel will find a private spot for her and her young one. The newborn calves are not able to walk until 30 minutes after birth. They become fully matured at seven, and camels live up to 17 years.

Camels are mammals with long hair. There are two types of camels which include the Dromedary camel which has one hump and the other which has two humps is called Bactrian camels. They hump are used for the storage of fats. Camels can run at 25mph (40kph) for long periods.

Camels are known for spitting on people, sometimes the camel throws up the content of their stomach along with the spit.

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N. Jarah

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Answered Sep 25, 2020

The baby camels are called “calves.” A lot of people are confused with how they should call baby animals mainly because baby animals seem to be called in similar names. For example, if you would check how you should call the baby animals of cattle, you will also call them “calves.”

Sometimes when you say “calves,” you do not know exactly what animal you are referring to. Calves are usually gestated for about 12 to 14 months by mother camels. Of course, if you would only be referring to one baby camel, you will use the singular form of calves which is the calf. Most camels will only give birth to one camel over more than a year-long of pregnancy.

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Answered Sep 21, 2020

Camels are animals with long legs, a big-lipped nose, and a humped back.

• A baby camel is also called a calf, which is also the name used to describe baby cattle.

• A mother camel will locate a private spot to have her baby.

• Female camels usually have one baby, but sometimes camels have twins.

• Female calves generally only give birth to one calf after a 13- month pregnancy.

• Camel calves are born with their eyes open, and they can walk within 30 minutes after they are born.

• After a few hours, the baby can even run.

• The calf remains with its mother for several years, unless they are forced apart.

• Camels become fully mature when they are seven years old.

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Answered Sep 18, 2020

A baby camel is called a calf. A lot of camels will usually carry a calf for about 12 to 14 months, but there are times when the camel will give birth to more than one camel. You will know when a mother camel is about to give birth when it would look for a private spot where it can lay its offspring. Do remember that there are different names that are given to baby animals, but some of the baby animal names are the same.

For example, you would also call the baby of a cow as a calf. It will also be surprising to know that a female camel is normally called a cow. Some people do not use these terms when they are speaking with people who are not familiar with these terms to avoid confusion.

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Cesar H. Pablo

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Answered Sep 18, 2020

The correct answer to this question is a calf. Most baby camels are just called by that name, but a male baby camel may be called a bull calf. Like many baby animals, the growth of a calf into a camel is unique and intriguing.

A baby calf can take up to 14 months to grow in the baby's womb. If they are twins, they can be born twice. Baby calves are also fast learners. Within 30 minutes of birth, they can walk. Within seven years of birth, the camel will fully mature and be taller than the height of the average man.

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Answered Sep 18, 2020

People still call a baby camel a calf. If you have not seen a baby camel before, you are missing out because they are so cute. Even adult camels are known to be very cute. They are majestic and special creatures, probably because they are unique in so many ways from all the other animals that you will see.

For instance, they have the power to store and fat so that they will be able to survive even without food and water. Most of the male camels will usually stay together in groups. Usually, those who already have offspring will usually stay together while those who are still considered to be bachelors will also stay together.

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C.Charlotte

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Answered Mar 12, 2020

A baby camel is also called a calf. You may find this confusing because the calf is the usual term that you would use to address baby cattle, but this is something that you can use on baby camels too. One of the most surprising things about the newborn calf is that it will be able to start walking about half an hour after it is born.

Other newborn calves from other animals will not be as strong. It will take about 12 to 14 weeks of gestation before a newborn calf is born. Sometimes, a camel might give birth to twins, but this is not very common.

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Answered Dec 17, 2018

The answer is Calf.

It's funny how a baby camel is called a calf. A male camel may also be called be a bull calf. A calf is the most common baby name out there. It is almost scientific hence a baby camel is called a calf.

The answer is Calf.

It's funny how a baby camel is called a calf. A male camel may also be

Usually, names for baby animals might evolve in accordance with the surrounding areas. This is the reason why deer babies are called fawns and not calves. Since Camels grow in areas where English didn't evolve as a language, the official name for a baby camel is simply a calf.

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Answered Nov 27, 2018

You might expect a baby camel to be called a horse, a foal, but it is not. It is called a calf, like cows, it is an interesting baby, taking almost 14 months to develop in the camel's womb. Usually, it is a singleton, as with humans, but sometimes twins are born.

You might expect a baby camel to be called a horse, a foal, but it is not. It is called a calf,

Although it has been so long in the womb, the calf can walk within 30 minutes. It will take 7 years before it becomes mature and then it will tower over the average man.

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f.Isabellai

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Answered Sep 20, 2017

A baby camel is often called a calf. Camels are often recognized by the humps on their backs. There can be one or two humps. These humps are actually fatty deposits. No one is quite sure why the camels store fat like this, up in the humps, but they do nonetheless.

A baby camel is often called a calf. Camels are often recognized by the humps on their backs. There

The more recognizable camel is the single-humped camel since these are the ones that are featured in many movies that take place in the Middle East and Africa - since this is where they most often live. However, the camel is not immune to the activities of humans. Other than being used as a transport animal for many millennia, it is bred for meat, hair, and milk when it can be.

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cambron bill

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Answered Aug 23, 2017

Calf
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