The one-humped camel in Southern Africa: Their presence and use in Rhodesia (Zimbabwe) in the early twentieth century

Author: R.T. Wilson
Year: 2007
Issue: 1
Volume: 8
Page: 21 - 28

The one-humped camel has been introduced to many regions outside its natural area of distribution in North Africa, the Near and Middle East and South Asia.  This paper describes the import and subsequent short history of camels in Rhodesia (Zimbabwe).  A reported death of a camel from foot and mouth disease is an unusual reference to this affliction in this species.

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