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The one-humped camel does not reach maturity until their third or fourth year for females and their fifth or sixth year for males. At this point sexual reproduction may occur seasonally. Pregnant females often will separate from the herd and form a herd of other pregnant females. Females have a gestation period of 12 to 13 months and give birth to a single live offspring per year. Offspring at birth weigh on average 66 to 110 pounds and will grow to adulthood and weigh around 1320 to 2200 pounds. The offspring will stay with the mother for one to two years while weaning takes place before joining the herd. The Arabian camel has a life expectance around 40 years.

Interbreeding can occur with its relative, the two-humped Bactrian camel, with viable offspring capable of reproduction.

Juvinile Camels