It's funny how a baby camel is called a calf. A male camel may also be called be a bull calf. A calf is the most common baby name out there. It is almost scientific hence a baby camel is called a calf.
Usually, names for baby animals might evolve in accordance with the surrounding areas. This is the reason why deer babies are called fawns and not calves. Since Camels grow in areas where English didn't evolve as a language, the official name for a baby camel is simply a calf.
You might expect a baby camel to be called a horse, a foal, but it is not. It is called a calf, like cows, it is an interesting baby, taking almost 14 months to develop in the camel's womb. Usually, it is a singleton, as with humans, but sometimes twins are born.
Although it has been so long in the womb, the calf can walk within 30 minutes. It will take 7 years before it becomes mature and then it will tower over the average man.
A baby camel is often called a calf. Camels are often recognized by the humps on their backs. There can be one or two humps. These humps are actually fatty deposits. No one is quite sure why the camels store fat like this, up in the humps, but they do nonetheless.
The more recognizable camel is the single-humped camel since these are the ones that are featured in many movies that take place in the Middle East and Africa - since this is where they most often live. However, the camel is not immune to the activities of humans. Other than being used as a transport animal for many millennia, it is bred for meat, hair, and milk when it can be.