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MUNDANE MYSTERIES: Do Camels Really Store Water In Their Humps?

MUNDANE MYSTERIES: Do Camels Really Store Water In Their Humps?

Anyone who’s ever watched a cartoon knows that camels store water in their humps…right? Or do they? Water isn’t the only scarce desert resource; food is, too. And because of that scarcity, camels consume as much food as they possibly can (when it’s available), storing the excess fat in their humps & drawing from that…Read More

MUNDANE MYSTERIES: Why Do Hot Deserts Get So Cold At Night?

MUNDANE MYSTERIES: Why Do Hot Deserts Get So Cold At Night?

With it being so warm now, compared to how cold it was just last week, I got to thinking about some other places that experience those temp shifts much more regularly & frequently: deserts. During the day, scorching heat can be torturous to humans. But then, after dark, the problem is reversed & you’d need…Read More