Arabian camel

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Arabian camel

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Arabian camel

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(Animals) a domesticated camel, Camelus dromedarius, having one hump on its back and used as a beast of burden in the hot deserts of N Africa and SW Asia. See also dromedary Compare Bactrian camel
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Noun1.Arabian camel - one-humped camel of the hot deserts of northern Africa and southwestern AsiaArabian camel - one-humped camel of the hot deserts of northern Africa and southwestern Asia
camel - cud-chewing mammal used as a draft or saddle animal in desert regions
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They found that viruses from infected humans and Arabian camels from the same geographical region have nearly identical RNA sequences.
Of more than 200 Saudi Arabian camels surveyed in 2013, researchers found that 74 percent showed signs of previous infections and around 25 percent had signs of active infections.
The Qatari Emir received the Necklace of Honour from Bashir besides other gifts including birds, rare African parrots, and authentic Arabian camels.
Last August, researchers pointed to Arabian camels as possible hosts of the virus.
As with SARS-CoV, it is expected that MERS-CoV might be transmitted to humans by an intermediate animal host, and neutralizing antibodies against MERS-CoV have been found in Arabian camels originating from Oman, Spain, and Egypt (8,9).
Kuwait: March 12 -- (BNA) The 2nd Arabian Camels Festival kick-starts tomorrow in the sisterly State of Kuwait with participation of more than 420 well-bred Arab camels from 147 breeders inside the State of Kuwait and abroad to compete for a KD 200,000 awardable to the winner during the four-day event.
The event, situated on the basin of the Rub Al Khali Desert and known for some of the world's highest dunes, will host more than 2000 Arabian camels that will compete in a series of races and a camel beauty contest.
Participant camels are renowned for their Omani pure bred and unique beauty among the Arabian camels.
The town and its nearby areas are the major centers of breeding original strains of Arabian camels.
The finest pure-bred Arabian camels thundered down the race track kicking up sand and leaving their handlers run for cover as the mesh gate lifted at the starting point.