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Bactrian Camel Ride Zoo Animal Zookeeper, Children Little Boys 1904 Old PostcardVintage Old Post card. Bactrian Camel Ride, Zoo Animal, Little Boys Children and Zookeeper. 1904. Zoo Series.
Publisher: S. Hildesheimer Co. & Ltd
Series No: 5195
Faults: Few creases, wear & marks
Sent from: London
Addressed to: Belgium
Stamp: KE7 1d Red
Background: The Bactrian camel (Camelus bactrianus) has two humps on its back, in contrast to the dromedary which has one. Bactrian camels are over 2 meters tall and weigh over 725 kg. They are capable of drinking around 120 litres of water at a time. In the Mongolia, this is usually in the form of ice or snow. Their mouths are extremely tough, allowing them to eat thorny desert plants.
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