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What’s inside a camel hump?

A camel hump contains fat to use as food storage during long desert treks. But that hump didn't originate in the desert, but rather in the arctic.
What’s inside a camel hump?
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What’s inside a camel hump?

A camel hump can store up to 36 kilograms of fat and sustain the camel for weeks or even months without food. Camel fat is loaded with fatty acids, vitamins, and minerals.Desert Farms, a company that sells camel fat, says that just one tablespoon contains three times the amount of […]
What’s inside a camel hump?
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The surprising weights of some of the biggest animals known to man

Even though they’re typically not over 2 feet tall, pigs can weigh hundreds of pounds. Brown bears are technically considered obese. Camel humps actually contain fat. The animal kingdom boasts wild diversity in size, shape, and features of animals, but some are defined by their weight. Fat’s not necessarily a […]
The surprising weights of some of the biggest animals known to man
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7 signs you’re not overweight or obese, even if your BMI says you are

Body mass index, or BMI, is determined by taking one’s weight in kilograms and dividing that number by the square of their height in meters. Many argue that BMI is inadequate in evaluating a person’s health as it ignores important factors such as family history, genetics, lifestyle, age, gender, and […]
7 signs you’re not overweight or obese, even if your BMI says you are