The Peruvian auquenidos: llama, alpaca, guanaco and vicuña
I am including below a link to a very interesting article about facts regarding all the Peruvian auquenidos: llamas, alpacas, vicuñas and guanacos. In the article they also have sections about the following topics:
- background and history
- uses and economics
- health & nutrition
- maintenance costs
Alpacas & vicuñas
- Alpaca book
The Complete Alpaca Book: Revised Second Edition, is offered by Eric Hoffman, co-author of The Alpaca Book
- Vicunas: Bearers of the Golden Fleece
Information about this beautiful and endangered animal written by Eric Hoffman. This is a beautifully written account of vicuñas, their fleece and the chacu ceremony.
Rain Drop Story
The video talks about the birth and story of Rain Drop, an alpaca baby.
Researchers in the field race to tag a newborn vicuña to find out the cause of death among the young in the Argentinean Andes. The research was partially funded by National Geographic and it aims to help in the conservation of vicuñas and one of their most common predators: the puma.
Racing to witness vicuña birth
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