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Camel Leopard was an early name for the giraffe - Weirdopedia
Julius Caesar was the first to bring a giraffe to Europe in 46BC and it must have been a very strange sight. People believed it resembled a camel in its shape and a leopard in its markings so it was called a camelopard. It’s species name today, camelopardalis, still reflects this. I will give an account of …