These Camel like animals roam the desert in small herds. The desert folk have uses for these creatures.
Ka’tshar are very similar to ants with one exception. They are about 6" long.
One of the standard peices of equipment for an adventurer is a sword. But swords were actually very complicated to manufacture. Therefore, an adventurer who owned a sword might have had it passed down through the generations or might have been rewarded by some influential figure. Or simply looted it from a tomb.