Camelidae


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Noun1.Camelidae - camels and llamas and vicunas
mammal family - a family of mammals
Artiodactyla, order Artiodactyla - an order of hooved mammals of the subclass Eutheria (including pigs and peccaries and hippopotami and members of the suborder Ruminantia) having an even number of functional toes
Camelus, genus Camelus - type genus of the Camelidae: camels
genus Lama, Lama - llamas
genus Vicugna, Vicugna - a genus of Camelidae
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Interestingly, Laurel pointed out that llamas seem to fare better on scant water than other pack animals, referencing the camelid factor (llamas are of the same biological, camelidae family, as camels).
Faunal remains analyzed by Mengoni Gonalons [64, 65] came from this domestic context and correspond to members of the Camelidae family, including llama (Lama glama), vicuna (Lama vicugna), and guanaco (Lama guanicoe).
The spatulate-shaped incisors, a small canine, a diastemal crest, and semi-V-shaped fossetids point toward the specimen being in the family Camelidae. The subfamily Camelinae includes the tribes Lamini (extant and extinct lamines Alforjas, Camelops, Hemiauchenia, Llama, and Palaeolama) and Camelini (extant camels, Camelus, and the earlier giant camels Megatylopus and Titantylopus; Harrison, 1979).
This third edition provides color photos, along with five new chapters on animal behavior under restraint, animal welfare concerns during restraint, training for restraint procedures, camelidae, and megavertebrates.
(Edgewater, NJ) has patented a process for the production of an antibody or a fragment or functionalized fragment thereof using a transformed lower eukaryotic host containing an expressible DNA sequence encoding the antibody or (functionalized) fragment thereof, wherein the antibody or (functionalized) fragment thereof is derived from a heavy chain immunoglobulin of Camelidae and is devoid of light chains, and wherein the lower eukaryotic host is a mould, preferably belonging to the genera Aspergillus or Trichoderma, or a yeast, preferably belonging to the yeast genera Saccharomyces, Kluyveromyces, Hansenula, or Pichia.
Each January, in Ephesus on the Turkish Mediterranean coast, camel wrestling at its finest is to be witnessed as 10ft-tall tulus - specially bred fighting camels - do battle to be King Camelidae. The fact that these specially bred beasts cannot procreate, being a cross between a bactrian male and a dromedary female, doesn't stop their urges, and when the urge is upon them, they become sexually aggressive, hence the tournaments.