One Hump or Two?

One Hump or Two?

June 06, 2017

When is a Camel not a Camel? Does a camel have one hump or two? Which one is a dromedary? The answer is neither. They are both camelids, a family which holds seven surviving camelid species. Dromedary Australia’s camels are desert camels, or dromedaries and have one hump. Perfectly adapted for living in hot, dry

Read More

The Ethics of Milking Camels

The Ethics of Milking Camels

June 06, 2017

Should We Be Milking Camels? We were chatting to a couple at Frenchs Forest yesterday who passionately argued that milking camels (and all mammals) is wrong because mammals only produce milk for their young. So are we exploiting these beautiful animals by milking them and using the milk to make cosmetics and treatments? Australia’s Camel Problem

Read More