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Australian feral camel

Index Australian feral camel

Australian feral camels are feral populations consisting of two species of camel: mostly dromedaries (Camelus dromedarius) but also some bactrian camels (Camelus bactrianus). [1]

81 relations: Afghan (Australia), Afghanistan, Alice Springs, Anangu Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara, Animal, Arabian Peninsula, Australia, Australian Overland Telegraph Line, Australian Wildlife Conservancy, Bactrian camel, Beltana, Bikaner Camel Corps, Birdsville Track, Brunei, Burke and Wills expedition, Caboolture, Queensland, Calvert expedition, Camel, Camel Cup, Camel racing, Camel train, Camelid, Canary Islands, Carl Linnaeus, CBS News, Cecil Madigan, Central Land Council, Central Ranges, Chordate, Christmas, Conrad Malte-Brun, CSIRO, David Lindsay (explorer), Doñana National Park, Dromedary, Ernest Giles, Europe, Even-toed ungulate, Feral, Flinders University, George Gawler, Gobi Desert, Goldfields Water Supply Scheme, Great Sandy Desert, India, Indigenous Australian art, Indigenous Australians, Indigofera, Japan, John Ainsworth Horrocks, ..., Kaltukatjara, Kimberley Land Council, Lake Torrens, Malaysia, Mammal, Mann Ranges, Musgrave Ranges, Ngaanyatjarra, North Africa, Northern Territory, Peter Egerton-Warburton, Peterborough, South Australia, Pitjantjatjara, Pituri, Presidencies and provinces of British India, Rajasthan, Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, Saudi Arabia, Simpson Desert, Slaughterhouse, South Australian Register, Tanami Desert, The Great Australian Camel Race, Thomas Elder, Uluru, United Arab Emirates, United States, United States Camel Corps, White Australia policy, William Gosse (explorer), 2000s Australian drought. Expand index (31 more) »

Afghan (Australia)

The "Afghans" or "Ghans" were camel caravanners who worked in Outback Australia from the 1860s to the 1930s.

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Afghanistan

Afghanistan (Pashto/Dari:, Pashto: Afġānistān, Dari: Afġānestān), officially the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, is a landlocked country located within South Asia and Central Asia.

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Alice Springs

Alice Springs (Arrernte: Mparntwe) is the third-largest town in the Northern Territory of Australia.

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Anangu Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara

Aṉangu Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara (APY) is a large Aboriginal local government area located in the remote north west of South Australia.

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Animal

Animals are multicellular eukaryotic organisms that form the biological kingdom Animalia.

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Arabian Peninsula

The Arabian Peninsula, simplified Arabia (شِبْهُ الْجَزِيرَةِ الْعَرَبِيَّة, ‘Arabian island’ or جَزِيرَةُ الْعَرَب, ‘Island of the Arabs’), is a peninsula of Western Asia situated northeast of Africa on the Arabian plate.

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Australia

Australia, officially the Commonwealth of Australia, is a sovereign country comprising the mainland of the Australian continent, the island of Tasmania and numerous smaller islands.

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Australian Overland Telegraph Line

The Australian Overland Telegraph Line was a 3200 km telegraph line that connected Darwin with Port Augusta in South Australia.

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Australian Wildlife Conservancy

The Australian Wildlife Conservancy (AWC) is an Australian independent, non-profit organisation, working to conserve threatened wildlife and ecosystems in Australia, principally through the acquisition of extensive areas of land on which to establish conservation reserves (called 'sanctuaries').

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Bactrian camel

The Bactrian camel (Camelus bactrianus) is a large, even-toed ungulate native to the steppes of Central Asia.

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Beltana

Beltana is a semi-ghost town north of Adelaide, South Australia.

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Bikaner Camel Corps

The Bikaner Camel Corps was a unit of Imperial Service Troops from India that fought for the Allies in World War I and World War II.

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Birdsville Track

The Birdsville Track is a notable outback road in Australia.

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Brunei

Brunei, officially the Nation of Brunei, the Abode of Peace (Negara Brunei Darussalam, Jawi), is a sovereign state located on the north coast of the island of Borneo in Southeast Asia.

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Burke and Wills expedition

The Burke and Wills expedition was an Australian exploration expedition in 1860–61 of 19 men, led by Robert O'Hara Burke and William John Wills, with the objective of crossing Australia from Melbourne in the south, to the Gulf of Carpentaria in the north, a distance of around 3,250 kilometres (approximately 2,000 miles).

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Caboolture, Queensland

Caboolture is a town and suburb in Moreton Bay Region, Queensland, Australia.

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Calvert expedition

The Calvert Scientific Exploring Expedition took place in central and northern Western Australia in 1896 and 1897, using camels as the principal means of transport.

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Camel

A camel is an even-toed ungulate in the genus Camelus that bears distinctive fatty deposits known as "humps" on its back.

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Camel Cup

The Camel Cup is an annual camel racing festival held in Australia.

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Camel racing

Camel racing is a popular sport in Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Bahrain, Jordan, Qatar, United Arab Emirates, Oman, Australia, and Mongolia.

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Camel train

A camel train or caravan is a series of camels carrying passengers and/or goods on a regular or semi-regular service between points.

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Camelid

Camelids are members of the biological family Camelidae, the only currently living family in the suborder Tylopoda.

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Canary Islands

The Canary Islands (Islas Canarias) is a Spanish archipelago and autonomous community of Spain located in the Atlantic Ocean, west of Morocco at the closest point.

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Carl Linnaeus

Carl Linnaeus (23 May 1707 – 10 January 1778), also known after his ennoblement as Carl von LinnéBlunt (2004), p. 171.

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CBS News

CBS News is the news division of American television and radio service CBS.

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Cecil Madigan

Cecil Thomas Madigan (15 October 1889 – 14 January 1947) was an Australian explorer and geologist, academic, aerial surveyor, meteorologist, author and officer of the British army.

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Central Land Council

The Central Land Council is an Indigenous Land Council that represents the indigenous people of the southern half of the Northern Territory of Australia, predominantly in land issues.

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Central Ranges

Central Ranges (code CER) is an Australian bioregion, with an area of 101,640.44 square kilometres (39,244 sq mi), spreads across three states: Western Australia, the Northern Territory and South Australia, data forming a large part of the World Wide Fund for Nature Central Ranges xeric scrub ecoregion.

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Chordate

A chordate is an animal belonging to the phylum Chordata; chordates possess a notochord, a hollow dorsal nerve cord, pharyngeal slits, an endostyle, and a post-anal tail, for at least some period of their life cycle.

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Christmas

Christmas is an annual festival commemorating the birth of Jesus Christ,Martindale, Cyril Charles.

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Conrad Malte-Brun

Conrad Malte-Brun (12 August 177514 December 1826), born Malthe Conrad Bruun, and sometimes referred to simply as Malte-Brun, was a Dano-French geographer and journalist.

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CSIRO

The Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) is an independent Australian federal government agency responsible for scientific research.

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David Lindsay (explorer)

David Lindsay (20 June 1856 – 17 December 1922) was an Australian explorer and surveyor and a fellow of the Royal Geographical Society, London.

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Doñana National Park

Doñana National Park is a natural reserve in Andalusia, southern Spain, in the provinces of Huelva (most of its territory), Cádiz and Seville.

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Dromedary

The dromedary, also called the Arabian camel (Camelus dromedarius), is a large, even-toed ungulate with one hump on its back.

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Ernest Giles

William Ernest Powell Giles (20 July 1835 – 13 November 1897), best known as Ernest Giles, was an Australian explorer who led five major expeditions in central Australia.

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Europe

Europe is a continent located entirely in the Northern Hemisphere and mostly in the Eastern Hemisphere.

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Even-toed ungulate

The even-toed ungulates (Artiodactyla) are ungulates (hoofed animals) whose weight is borne equally by the third and fourth toes.

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Feral

A feral animal or plant (from Latin fera, "a wild beast") is one that lives in the wild but is descended from domesticated individuals.

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Flinders University

Flinders University is a public university in Adelaide, South Australia.

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George Gawler

Lieutenant-Colonel George Gawler, KH, (21 July 1795 – 7 May 1869) was the second governor of South Australia; from 17 October 1838 until 15 May 1841.

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Gobi Desert

The Gobi Desert is a large desert region in Asia.

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Goldfields Water Supply Scheme

The Goldfields Water Supply Scheme is a pipeline and dam project that delivers potable water from Mundaring Weir in Perth to communities in Western Australia's Eastern Goldfields, particularly Coolgardie and Kalgoorlie.

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Great Sandy Desert

The Great Sandy Desert is an interim Australian bioregion, data located in the North West of Western Australia straddling the Pilbara and southern Kimberley regions.

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India

India (IAST), also called the Republic of India (IAST), is a country in South Asia.

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Indigenous Australian art

Indigenous Australian art or Australian Aboriginal art is art made by the Indigenous peoples of Australia and in collaborations between Indigenous Australians and others.

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Indigenous Australians

Indigenous Australians are the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people of Australia, descended from groups that existed in Australia and surrounding islands prior to British colonisation.

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Indigofera

Indigofera is a large genus of over 750 species of flowering plants belonging to the pea family Fabaceae.

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Japan

Japan (日本; Nippon or Nihon; formally 日本国 or Nihon-koku, lit. "State of Japan") is a sovereign island country in East Asia.

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John Ainsworth Horrocks

John Ainsworth Horrocks (22 March 1818 – 23 September 1846), English pastoralist and explorer, was one of the first settlers in the Clare Valley of South Australia where, in 1840, he established the village of Penwortham.

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Kaltukatjara

Kaltukatjara is a remote Indigenous Australian community in the Northern Territory of Australia.

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Kimberley Land Council

Kimberley Land Council Aboriginal Corporation ICN 21 is an association of Aboriginal people in the Kimberley region of Western Australia.

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Lake Torrens

Lake Torrens is a normally ephemeral salt lake in central South Australia.

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Malaysia

Malaysia is a federal constitutional monarchy in Southeast Asia.

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Mammal

Mammals are the vertebrates within the class Mammalia (from Latin mamma "breast"), a clade of endothermic amniotes distinguished from reptiles (including birds) by the possession of a neocortex (a region of the brain), hair, three middle ear bones, and mammary glands.

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Mann Ranges

The Mann Ranges are a mountain range in central Australia.

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Musgrave Ranges

Musgrave Ranges is a mountain range in Central Australia, straddling the boundary of South Australia (Anangu Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara) and the Northern Territory (MacDonnell Shire), extending into Western Australia.

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Ngaanyatjarra

The Ngaanyatjarra, also known as the Nana, are an Indigenous Australian cultural group of Western Australia.

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North Africa

North Africa is a collective term for a group of Mediterranean countries and territories situated in the northern-most region of the African continent.

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Northern Territory

The Northern Territory (abbreviated as NT) is a federal Australian territory in the central and central northern regions of Australia.

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Peter Egerton-Warburton

Colonel Peter Egerton-Warburton CMG (1813–1889), was a British military officer, Commissioner of Police for South Australia, and an Australian explorer.

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Peterborough, South Australia

Peterborough is a town in the mid north of South Australia, in wheat country, just off the Barrier Highway.

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Pitjantjatjara

The Pitjantjatjara are an Aboriginal people of the Central Australian desert.

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Pituri

Pituri is a mixture of leaves and wood ash traditionally chewed as a stimulant (or, after extended use, a depressant) by Aboriginal Australians widely across the continent.

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Presidencies and provinces of British India

The Provinces of India, earlier Presidencies of British India and still earlier, Presidency towns, were the administrative divisions of British governance in the subcontinent.

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Rajasthan

Rajasthan (literally, "Land of Kings") is India's largest state by area (or 10.4% of India's total area).

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Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals

The Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (RSPCA) is a charity operating in England and Wales that promotes animal welfare.

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Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia, officially the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA), is a sovereign Arab state in Western Asia constituting the bulk of the Arabian Peninsula.

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Simpson Desert

The Simpson Desert is a large area of dry, red sandy plain and dunes in Northern Territory, South Australia and Queensland in central Australia.

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Slaughterhouse

A slaughterhouse or abattoir is a facility where animals are slaughtered for consumption as food.

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South Australian Register

The Register, originally the South Australian Gazette and Colonial Register, and later South Australian Register, was South Australia's first newspaper.

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Tanami Desert

The Tanami Desert is a desert in northern Australia situated in the Northern Territory and Western Australia.

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The Great Australian Camel Race

The Great Australian Camel Race was an Australian event held in 1988.

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Thomas Elder

Sir Thomas Elder, (5 August 1818 – 6 March 1897) was a Scottish-Australian pastoralist, highly successful businessman, philanthropist, politician, race-horse owner and breeder, and public figure.

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Uluru

Uluru (Pitjantjatjara), also known as Ayers Rock and officially gazetted as "UluruAyers Rock", is a large sandstone rock formation in the southern part of the Northern Territory in central Australia.

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United Arab Emirates

The United Arab Emirates (UAE; دولة الإمارات العربية المتحدة), sometimes simply called the Emirates (الإمارات), is a federal absolute monarchy sovereign state in Western Asia at the southeast end of the Arabian Peninsula on the Persian Gulf, bordering Oman to the east and Saudi Arabia to the south, as well as sharing maritime borders with Qatar to the west and Iran to the north.

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United States

The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions.

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United States Camel Corps

The United States Camel Corps was a mid-19th century experiment by the United States Army in using camels as pack animals in the Southwestern United States.

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White Australia policy

The term White Australia policy comprises various historical policies that effectively barred people of non-European descent from emigrating into Australia.

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William Gosse (explorer)

William Christie Gosse (11 December 1842–12 August 1881), was an Australian explorer, who was born in Hoddesdon, Hertfordshire, England and migrated to Australia with his father Dr.

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2000s Australian drought

The 2000s drought in Australia, also known as the Millennium drought is said by some to be the worst drought recorded since European settlement.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Australian_feral_camel

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