What is the difference between the Dromedary Camel (Camelus dromedarius) and the Bactrian Camel (Camelus bactrianus)?
The Dromedary Camel has one hump on its back, whereas the Bactrian Camel has two humps.
The Dromedary Camel has short hair and long legs, whereas the Bactrian Camel has longer hair and shorter legs.
The Dromedary is native to northern Africa and the Middle East, whereas the Bactrian Camel is native to Central Asia.
The Dromedary Camel is slightly shorter than the Bactrian Camel.
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