Daily Archives: December 30, 2012

The Not-So-Big Camelids: Part 1

Llamas, alpacas, guanacos, and vicuñas are in the Camelidae family but are not true camels.  Early Spanish explorers/invaders called them “Peruvian Sheep!”  They are all native to the high, dry, mountainous regions of South America.  Not surprising given their (cold) … Continue reading

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