The Largest Herd of Camels

Which country has the largest herd of camels in the wild?

  • A. Australia
  • B. Egypt
  • C. Mongolia
  • D. Saudi Arabia

21% of players knew the correct answer: A., Australia

Between the 1840s and early 1900s, camels were imported into Australia, mainly for transportation purposes in the country’s deserts. However, as technology advanced, the camels were no longer needed, and they were released or escaped into the desert, where they thrived.


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Question of the Day: The Largest Herd of Camels
Where can you find the largest herd of camels in the wild? In this Flashcast, Murray and Tamika discuss the surprising answer and how so many camels came to be found outside of Asia, the Middle East, and North Africa.

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