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Temporal range: Pliocene–Recent[1]
A ane-humped caumel
(Camelus dromedarius)
A shaggy twa-humped caumel
Bactrian camel
(Camelus bactrianus)
Scientific classification e
Kinrick: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Cless: Mammalia
Order: Artiodactyla
Faimily: Camelidae
Genus: Camelus
Linnaeus, 1758

Camelus bactrianus
Camelus dromedarius
Camelus ferus
Camelus gigas (fossil)[2]
Camelus moreli (fossil)
Camelus sivalensis (fossil)[3]


A caumel is an even-taed ungulate within the genus Camelus, bearin distinctive fatty deposits kent as "humps" on its back.

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  1. "Fossilworks: Camelus". fossilworks.org. Archived frae the original on 3 Mairch 2021. Retrieved 13 Julie 2019.
  2. "Camelus gigas". ZipcodeZoo. BayScience Foundation, Inc. Archived frae the original on 8 Mey 2016. Retrieved 17 Apryle 2016. Unknown parameter |deadurl= ignored (help)
  3. Falconer, Hugh (1868). Palæontological Memoirs and Notes of the Late Hugh Falconer: Fauna antiqua sivalensis. R. Hardwicke. p. 231. Archived frae the original on 11 Mey 2016. Unknown parameter |deadurl= ignored (help)