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1 ANIMALS IN QATAR Prepared by Group 1, Arooj, Maryam, Maham, Eman, Nayyab

2 List of Animals in Qatar  Dromedary camels  The Oryx  The Dabb Lizard  Camels  Hedgehogs  and many sea animals and birds

3 Dromedary camels An adult camel weighs 400-700kg, with a height around 2.1m at the shoulder. They have good eyesight and a keen sense of smell. A camel’s hump is made of fat; it has nothing to do with water storage but is an energy store. The length of time camels can survive on this stored energy depends on climate and their activity levels. The size of the hump can change, depending on the amount of food the camel eats. When food is scarce, the camel’s body uses the fat stored in the hump, causing it to lean over and droop. Baby camels are born without a hump because the layer of fat does not develop until they eat solid food.

4  Camels have a thin membrane on the eye, like a clear inner eyelid, which protects the eye from sandstorms while still letting in enough light for camels to see. Double rows of extra-long eyelashes also help keep sand out of the eyes. And camels can close their nostrils to keep sand out of their noses.

5 Oryx; Qatar’s National animal

6  almost the most popular animal in Qatar, which is a large-sized antelope having long straight almost upright or swept back horns.

7 Sand Cat  The sand cat has the appearance almost of a domestic cat albeit more muscular and obviously wilder looking. It weighs 2-3 kilograms (4.4 to 6.6 lbs). The average weight is in the order of 2.7 kg (6 lbs). This is on the medium to light end of the domestic cat scale of weighs  The Sand cat can move fast when required but its short legs means it moves close to the ground.

8 Hedgehogs The desert hedgie is the smallest hedgehog. It is 5 1/2 to 11 inches long (14-28 cm). It weighs 10-18 ounces (300-500 g). The spines can be wrinkled and the color can be dark to light colors. It can be a mix of brown, yellow, white, and black. The rounded ears and the pointed snout are brown. The forehead and sides are white and the feet and tail are dark brown.

9 Dabb Lizard  The Dabb Lizard: which is a medium-sized wild lizard occasionally eats insects, and the size ranges of this animal is from 14 inches to 36 inches or more. The Dabb is unique by its spiny tail. this animal can be found only in the middle east and North Africa.

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