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Your morning adorable: Baby dromedary camel at the Berlin Zoo

April 13, 2009 | 11:48 am

Baby dromedary camel at the Berlin Zoo

Jasmin, a dromedary camel at the Berlin Zoo, recently gave birth to baby Jamila. Jamila attracted the interest of photographers when she explored her outdoor enclosure last week.

Dromedaries (also called Arabian camels) are the single-humped camel variety (as opposed to Bactrian camels, which have two). A dromedary's hump can contain as much as 80 pounds of fat. Their ability to go without water for long periods of time is, of course, legendary -- but when they do have access to water they've been clocked drinking 30 gallons in 13 minutes!

More photos of baby Jamila after the jump.

Baby dromedary camel at the Berlin Zoo

Baby dromedary camel at the Berlin Zoo

Baby dromedary camel at the Berlin Zoo

Baby dromedary camel at the Berlin Zoo

-- Lindsay Barnett

Top photo: Maya Hitij / Associated Press
Remaining photos: Victoria Bonn-Meuser /AFP/Getty Images

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