Mother camel Badia gave birth for the first time two years ago. Her first calf was named Neela. Before that it was 11 years previously that a camel had been born at Planckendael.
Unlike the dromedary, the camel is an extremely endangered species. It is expected that the Camel population in the wild will fall by 80% during the next 50 years.
Currently the number of wild camels in the Gobi Desert is estimated to be around a couple of hundred.