central Asia


Dhole - Wild Asian Red Dog

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The dhole or Asian wild (or red) dog is an animal living in Central and Eastern Asia and further south to the islands of Sumatra and Java. This dog enjoys the forests and woodlands and sometimes open country. They look a bit like a large, slender red fox-coyote mix.


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Bactrian Camel - The Two-hump, Asian Camel

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The Bactrian Camel is one of two surviving species of camel. In the wild, they are critically endangered, with just 800 camels roaming around in small areas of central Asia. There about 1.4 million of them in captivity. The captive camels behave differently to the wild camels and even have their own subspecies classification.


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