The camel is a large animal. It has very tall legs and a long neck. It has a high hump. It does not look so beautiful.
It can walk and run easily in desert. This is why the camel is called the ship of the desert.
It has a very big bag in his stomach. It stores water and food in the hump. So it can stay without water and food for many days. Its feet are padded. These pads help him in walking or running on the sand.
A camel can tell of coming sand-storm. It can warn man of a possible storm. The camels from Arabia have one hump. The Bactrian camels have two humps.
A camel is a very useful animal. It carries load and draws carts. It is used for ploughing the field and drawing water.