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A constellation in the Northern Hemisphere in the large space between Ursa Major, Ursa Minor, and Perseus.

[Latin camēlopardalis, camelopard; see camelopard.]
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According to Comet Watch, the comet will reappear in through January in Camelopardalis, before moving in to Ursa Major.
Likewise, this month, PAGASA said the splendid W formation of stars known as the constellations of Cassiopeia, Draco, ursa minor or the Little Bear, including the constellations of Perseus and Camelopardalis will be a good target for astrophotography.
Remarkably, all of the great galaxies nearby occupy the same plane, one that is proportionately even thinner than an American dime: the Milky Way and Andromeda Galaxies, the two superpowers of the Local Group; the giant spiral galaxy M81 in Ursa Major; the giant elliptical galaxy Maffei 1 and its giant spiral neighbors Maffei 2 and IC 342, which all hide behind interstellar dust in Cassiopeia and Camelopardalis; the giant edge-on spiral galaxy NGC 253 in Sculptor; and the giant elliptical galaxy Centaurus A and the giant barred spiral galaxy M83 in Hydra.
Ejemplares de elefantes africanos (Loxodonta africana) y jirafas (Giraffa camelopardalis) en la hacienda Napoles.
Evaluation of progesterone levels in feces of captive reticulated giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis reticulata).
Enamel hypoplasia provides insights into early systematic stress in wild and captive giraffes (Giraffa camelopardalis).
Common ungulates include plains zebra (Equus burchelli), impala (Aepyceros melampus), dik-dik (Madoqua kirkii), Grant's gazelle (Gazella granti), African elephant (Loxodonta africana), hartebeest (Alcelaphus buselaphus), oryx (Oryx beisa), eland (Taurotragus oryx), giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis), buffalo (Syncerus caffer), gerenuk (Litocranius walleri), black rhino (Diceros bicornis), white rhino (Ceratotherium simum), Grevys zebra (Equus grevyi), and waterbuck (Kobus ellipsiprymnus) [33].
Non-invasive assessment of adrenocortical activity as a measure of stress in giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis).
Giraffes (Giraffa camelopardalis) are browsing ruminants in the family Bovidae [1].
Oral stereotypies occur across many mammal species including giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis tippelskirchi, Fernandez et al., 2008), cows (Bos taiirus, Redbo, 1998), bears (Helarctos malayanus, Tan et al., 2013), walruses (Odobenus rosmarus, Bergeron et al., 2006), primates (e.g., Macacasilenus, Mallapur et al., 2005), and horses (Fureix et al., 2011), and can result in serious oral injuries (Mason et al., 2007; Mason, 2010).