Welcome to SP!  -
Bactrian camels in the Mayacama Mountains
Album

Bactrian camels in the Mayacama Mountains

 
Bactrian camels  in the Mayacama Mountains

Page Type: Album

Object Title: Bactrian camels in the Mayacama Mountains

Image Type(s): Wildlife, Informational, Scenery

 

Page By: Noondueler

Created/Edited: Apr 21, 2013 / Apr 21, 2013

Object ID: 847111

Hits: 586 

Page Score: 78.27% - 9 Votes 

Vote: Log in to vote

 

A visit to a camel sanctuary in Lake County California

I went up to Siegler Springs in the Mayacama Mountains of Lake County a few hours north of the SF Bay Area for a couple days to visit some friends and went out to Sacred Camel Gardens. Bactrian camels are the 2 hump ones from the Gobi Desert area. Dromedary camels are the taller single hump ones from the Sahara. My friend Stuart is the caretaker of 18 camels in a small meadow like valley at an elevation of 2,300'. The weather was beautiful and it was very peaceful to be around the camels. I did keep my distance however except for petting a few of the friendlier ones. These guys are 2,000 pounds! A horse weighs around 1,200.

Images



Comments

No comments posted yet.