Camels are Thought to Have Come from the Americas


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Even though today Camels can only naturally be found in parts of Asia, the Middle East, and Africa, Camels are actually thought to have originated in the Americas around 40 million years ago.  It’s thought that they migrated to Asia shortly before the last Ice Age, though there were still Camels in North America as recent as 15,000 years ago before they became extinct in the Americas.

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