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Shaele Camel

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Country: Saudi Arabia

Home tract: Common in South-eastern parts

Morphological characters

Body: Medium sized

Body coat: Grey coat colour, sometime coat colour may be brown-red especially in male

Ears: Pointed

Hump: Well symmetric

Legs: Short with narrow feet

Morphometric traits

Heart girth: Male – 200.7 cm, female – 213.5 cm

Height at withers: Male – 193.2 cm, female – 187.0 cm

Neck length: Male – 117.2 cm, female – 104.5 cm


  1. Abdallah H.R. and Bernard Faye, 2012, “Phenotypic classification of Saudi Arabian camel (Camelus dromedarius) by their body measurements,” Emir. J. Food Agric; 24(3): 272-280. [Web Reference]
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