Camel Gets the Hang of Walking at Zoo Zurich

Baby camel at Zoo Zurich
Peter Bolliger, Zoo Zürich

With four gangly legs, it took a little practice for a Bactrian camel at Zoo Zürich in Switzerland to figure out this walking thing. The baby girl, named Nara, was born at the zoo on April 24, according to Zooborns.

Bactrian camels are domesticated in central Asia, where they’ve been used as pack animals who travel through remote areas for hundreds of years. They have a high tolerance for both extreme heat and extreme cold, and can go for several months without water.

Baby camel with mom at Zoo Zurich
Peter Bolliger, Zoo Zürich

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