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camels have durable wide feet for crossing the rocky deserts of
Asia. Temperatures can range from a low of minus 20 degrees in the
winter to more than 100 degrees in the summer months. They also
have two layers of fur to withstand extreme weather; the outer layer
reflects light to prevent overheating.
feet of camels help them to walk on sand without sinking into it. A
camel's foot can be as big as a large plate. The two camel toes are
store masses of fat that nourishes them when food is scarce. They
store about 80 pounds of fat in their humps at their maximum
shut their nostrils to keep sand out (B). Also, nostrils conserve
water vapor in exhalation and return it to the body.
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