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In Africa, the camel is known as the ship of the desert and has many unbelievable adaptations that help it survive in some of the world's hottest deserts. Their big feet allow them to walk on top of soft sand without sinking. In addition to eyelids like ours, camels have a second see-through eyelid that they close to keep out sand. Probably the most incredible adaptation is the hump. Most people think it's filled with water, but it's not. It's actually filled with fat, and camels use that fat to survive when water's hard to find.
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