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1

What camel originates from Africa and South Asia?

Domedary

2

What camel originates from Central Asia?

Bactrian

3

Where do Guanacos, Llamas, Vicunas, and Alpacas originate from?

South America

4

What is the wild predecosor of a llama?

Guanaco

5

What is the wild predecosor of an alpaca?

Vicuna

6

What camelid group is used for iridng, carrying goods, agriculture, meat, fiber, and dung (fuel)?

camels

7

What camelid group is used primarily as a pac animal, meat, fibe, and dun (fuel)?

lamoids

8

The lamoid group includes what?

llamas
alpacas

9

What is a condition where a male llama who has been improperly imprinted on humans becomes physically aggressive towards people upon reaching pubery?

"Beserk Male" Syndrome

10

What is the name for a neonate camelid?

cria

11

What is the term (s) for paturition in a camelid?

criation
unpacking

12

What ia the term for a female camleid?

dam

13

What is the the term for a proven male camelid used for breeding?

herdshire
stud

14

What is the term for the sounds that llamas make when they are tired, stressed, hot, uncomfortable, curious or concerned?

humming

15

What is a cross between alpaca and llama?

huzario

16

What is the term for the act of a camelid laying down sternally or the actual position of sternal recumbency?

kush

17

What is the term for a mature female read to breed for the first time, usually between 12-24 months old?

maiden

18

Wha tis the term for a female camelid that is not pregnant?

open

19

What is the term for the characteristis rapid grunting of a male camelid made by breeding males during copulation?

orgle

20

What is the term for when a camelid male displays characteristic behavioral nad physical signs that the breeding season has begun?

rut

21

What is the term for a father camelid?

stire

22

What is another name for the dromedary camel?

arabian camel

23

How many humps does the dromedary camel have?

one

24

What is the haircoat length of a dromedary camel?

short ot medium

25

How many humps does the bactrian camel have?

two

26

What camel has a long, dense, shaggy coat?

Bactrian

27

What breed of camel is present in large undomesticated groups in Mongolia, China, Kazakhstan, and India?

bactrian

28

Where did the llama originate?

south america

29

Is the alpaca or llama the largest?

llama

30

What are llamas directly descended from?

guanacos