How have camels adapted to their environments?

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Camels usually live in the desert and they have many adaptations that enable them live in their environment. A camel can go for a week or more without water and they have long eyelashes that help keep desert sand out. A camel also has wide feet that help it walk on sand more easily: they also store fat in their hump that can be metabolised for energy when needed.
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Camels have several adaptations to their environment, which include long high lashes to protect from them from sand that is blown by the wind, thick eyebrows to protect them from desert sun and nostrils that open and close to protect them from sand getting into their noses. Also, they drink a lot of water that can take it for weeks and stores fat in their humps that is metabolised for energy.
Camels have a number of adaptations that help them live in their environment, for instance they have long eyelashes that help them keep sand out of their eyes and they also have thick eyebrows that help them shield their eyes from the desert sun. Other adaptations include wide feet to enhance their ability to walk on sand and thick lips that allow them to eat prickly desert plants.
Camels live in deserts so they have been gifted with adaptations to resist the harsh environment. Camels have long eye lashes to save their eyes from the dry sandy winds. To prevent excessive sand to enter the airway, they have nostrils that open and close. Contrary to a popular belief, camels store fat, not water in the hump. To walk on sand, the camels have wide feet that do not sink into the sand.
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