guanaco


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Synonyms for guanaco

wild llama

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The guanaco is widely distributed and abundant in southern South America, although its populations have been reduced to 40% of their original geographical range since contact with Europeans (Franklin, 1982; Cunazza et al.
At present there is wide consensus that the llama is a species derived from the process of domestication of the Andean guanaco (Mengoni Gonalons & Yacobaccio 2006).
The couple had previously sold wool from their flock of sheep, but soon realised they could make much more from guanaco wool - which can fetch from pounds 250 to pounds 1,000 a kilo.
Herds of guanaco were so numerous that the wildebeest herds of Africa pale in comparison, and they shared the arid landscape with horses that had evolved on the continent and with vast numbers of flightless birds such as the rhea.
New veins discovered this year include the Daniella vein, identified 100 feet west of the Javiera and the Guanaco 2 Sur vein, located two miles west of the Cerro Bayo mine.
For many years, historians and scientists assumed that the Incas had created both the llamas and alpacas by domesticating the guanaco, which is larger and more widely distributed than the vicuna.
Just a few years ago, Forgach was in no hurry to invest in environmentally friendly schemes like the guanaco deal.
for example lenga, create a half-light, through which the graceful guanaco moves in small herds.
Historically a significant silver district, the Cachinal de la Sierra area is located within the Paleocene Gold Belt of northern Chile which hosts several significant gold and silver deposits, including Meridian Gold Inc's El Penon Silver-Gold Mine, a low sulphidation-style epithermal silver-gold deposit and one of the worlds lowest cost gold producers, 60km to the northeast, and Diamond Rose NL's Guanaco Gold Mine, a high sulphidation-style epithermal deposit which was mined as a heap leach operation during the early 1990's by Amax Gold Inc and later Kinross Gold Corporation,12km to the southwest (Figure 1).
To which animal family do the South American guanaco and vicuna belong?
Rama the 'Cama" was born just over a decade ago as the world's first viable hybrid between a camel and a guanaco, related to the llama.
Robin Pratt, a livestock farmer in Pembrokeshire who farms South American Guanaco, first joined CCW in 1997.
Iolo travelled to the Torres del Paine National Park with condor expert Eduardo Pavez to learn about the condor, the puma and the guanaco and their close relationship of dependency.
This spectacular park is a haven for many species of flora and fauna - giving trekkers the chance to see amazing wildlife such as condors, flamingos and llama-like guanaco.
The richness of the faunal sample of approximately 80,000 specimens is expressed in a total of 18,233 remains identified to the level of species: 38 species of mammals - cricetids and caviomorphs (hamster and guinea-pig families), rodents, dogs, foxes, cats, skunks, guanaco, deer, armadillos, small oppossums, bats; 5 species of reptiles; frogs; numerous species of small birds; fishes; sea and lake molluscs; and coral.