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When the animal lies down in a sternal recumbent position, the pedestal raises the body from the hot surface and allows cooling air to pass under the body.
Camels' mouths have a thick leathery lining, allowing them to chew thorny desert plants.
bactrianus), which inhabits Central Asia; and the critically endangered wild Bactrian camel (C.
Secondly, renal corpuscles have a smaller diameter, which reduces surface area for filtration.
These two major anatomical characteristics enable camel to conserve water and limit the volume of urine in extreme desert conditions.
Camels can withstand losing 25% of their body weight to sweating, whereas most other mammals can withstand only about 12–14% dehydration before cardiac failure results from circulatory disturbance.
Dromedaries have a pad of thick tissue over the sternum called the pedestal.