Detroit Zoo camel baby arrives

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Royal Oak (WJRT) - (8-8-17) - A two-humped baby is being welcomed at the Detroit Zoo.

Rusi is four feet tall.

She was born after a year long gestation period and was walking with mom, Suren, in just 30 minutes.

She weighed 125 pounds at birth. She is part of a breed of camel that is critically endangered.

The zoo says there are more visitors at the zoo on any given day than there are Bactrian camels in the world.

Camels are known for living in the desert, but actually adapt with thick coats to survive in temperatures as low at 20 below zero.



 
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