Camels have long eyelashes because it keeps the sand that is blowing around out of their eyes! Come along on a desert adventure and have fun learning the special things about desert animals that help them survive a hot and dry climate.
If something is too close to your face or eyes, your sensitive eyelashes can sense it and alert you to possible danger. Such dangers might include particles in the air or small insects. Your eyelashes help to tell your eyelids when they need to shut to protect the eyes.