Animales de los paises andinos

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Animales de los paises andinos

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  2. 2. Animales de los paises Andinos
  3. 3. La vicuña <ul><li>The vicuña (Vicugna vicugna) is one of 2 wild South American camelids, along with the guanaco, which live in the high alpineous areas of the Andes. It is a relative of the llama and the alpaca. Vicuñas produce small amounts of extremely fine wool, which is very expensive because the animal can only be shorn every 3 years. When knitted together, the product of the vicuña's fur is very soft and warm. It is understood that the Inca raised vicuñas for their wool, and that it was against the law for any but royalty to wear vicuña garments. Both under the rule of the Inca and today, vicuñas have been protected by law </li></ul>
  4. 4. La vicuña
  5. 5. ¡Bésame! ¿Por qué me miras? ¿Es que soy guapo?
  6. 6. La llama <ul><li>The llama (Lama glama) is a South American camelid, widely used as a pack animal by the Incas and other natives of the Andes mountains. In South America llamas are still used for beasts of burden, fiber production and meat. At birth, a baby llama (called a cria) can weigh between 20 pounds (9 kilograms) to 30 pounds (14 kilograms). Llamas are very social animals and like to live with other llamas as a herd. Overall, the fiber produced by a llama is very soft and is naturally lanolin free. Very intelligent, llamas learn simple tasks after a few repetitions. When using a pack, llamas can carry about 25% - 30% of their body weight for several miles. </li></ul>
  7. 7. La llama ¿Cómo me veo?
  8. 8. ¡Queso!
  9. 9. La Alpaca <ul><li>The Alpaca ( Vicugna pacos ) is a domesticated species of South American camelid . It resembles a small llama in superficial appearance. </li></ul><ul><li>Alpacas are kept in herds that graze on the level heights of the Andes of Ecuador, southern Peru , northern Bolivia , and northern Chile at an altitude of 3500 to 5000 meters above sea-level, throughout the year. </li></ul><ul><li>Alpacas are considerably smaller than llamas , and unlike them are not used as beasts of burden but are valued only for their fiber. Alpacas only have fleece fibers, not woolen fibers, used for making knitted and woven items much as sheep's wool is. These items include blankets, sweaters, hats, gloves, scarves, a wide variety of textiles and ponchos in South America, and sweaters, socks and coats in other parts of the world. </li></ul>
  10. 10. La Alpaca Estamos posando
  11. 11. Mujer indigena con una alpaca
  12. 12. Baby Alpaca
  13. 13. ¡Ya dije ‘Cheese’!

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