Camels are on X different episodes, and are #10 on Survivors, #8 on Dieters, and #3 on Animal Myths. They can survive a week in the dessert without water, and two weeks without food. If humans were dropped in the dessert, in less than 36 hours, we would be dead. Temperatures can reach as reach as high as 110 degrees Fahrenheit. The myth about them is Myth: Camels store water in their humps. Result: False. Contrary to popular belief, camels don't actually store water in their humps. There humps actually store fat. They actually store water in their blood stream. They have urine as thick as syrup, and you can use camel dung as fuel for a fire.