Camels, llamas, and relatives

Camels, llamas, and relatives

Order : Artiodactyla
Family : Camelidae

 

Animals in the family Camelidae

Bactrian camel
Guanaco
Vicugna
Facts about the family Camelidae, the camels, llamas, and relatives

(references)Non-English Usage: "Camelidae" is also a word in the following language with English translations in parentheses.

Amoroso (1952) and others have suggested that the diffuse epitheliochorial placentation of camelidae is most similar to that of the pig.

CAMEL-FLIES See "Snake-flies" CAMELIDAE Camelidae is the camels, llamas, alpacas, vicugnas and guanacos family of animals of the order Artiodactyla.

Parturition in camelidae is short in duration and in the dromedary, can occur at any time of the day but this distribution can be affected by management and especially feeding time.

The fiber from Camelidae is stronger than cashmere and cotton. (Full text)

The fiber of Camelidae is 16 to 30 micron thin and can reach 20-30 cm in length. (Full text)

The wool of camelidae is 30% warmer than Merino wool; it has excellent thermal and isolative qualities, resists solar radiation and doesn’t retain water. (Full text)

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