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The Camelids of South America

Domesticated llama and alpaca species are raised commercially

Domesticated llama and alpaca species are raised commercially

Americans have become accustomed to seeing llamas here and there, called into duty as pack animals on hikes, and in rural settings, the latest barnyard novelty sharing fields with cattle. The other three camelid species of South America, the alpaca, vicuna and guanaco, you are unlikely to see, even in a zoo, and never in the wild unless you take Patagonia tours or travel to Peru and other Andean locations.

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Llamas, Alpacas, Vicunas And Guanacos

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