Photos of birds, fish, flowers and miscellaneous things that catch my eye and instill a sense of wonder.
Saturday, March 19, 2011
Foaming at the Mouth?
Bactrian camel, Camelus bactrianus, female. Why do camels foam at the mouth? Reduced appetite and foaming at the mouth is a sign of estrus! There is nothing wrong with Mrs. camel, she's just in heat. Note, there are only about 1000 wild Bactrian camels left, mostly inhabiting the Gobi desert.