guanaco

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Related to guanacos: Lama guanicoe
  • noun

Synonyms for guanaco

wild llama

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for example lenga, create a half-light, through which the graceful guanaco moves in small herds.
Pleased to meet you: Irene Lawson with the three guanacos at Dudley Zoo.
Historically both pumas and guanacos were hunted, and Patagonia ranchers employed leoneros (lion hunters) to protect their sheep.
Description : The guanaco is the largest of the South American camelids, has a size ranging from 1.
No leucistic or albinistic individual was reported in the first national census of guanacos in 2006, which summarized current knowledge of the size and distribution of populations in northwestern Argentina (Baigiin et al.
When considering the Early Holocene, the higher values are interpreted as guanacos bigger than those found today.
Compensation for slaughtered animals is also Alpacas proposed - pounds 1,500 for female or stud alpacas, and pounds 750 for other alpacas, guanacos, llamas, or vicunas.
Research into various aspects of vicunas, guanacos, llamas, and alpacas is presented by European and South American scientists, with the goal of helping peasants and small owners rear the animals in the high altitude altiplano.
Chile -- The Lake District and Patagonia is an 11-day tour including walks in dramatic Torres del Paine and Vincente Perez Rosales National Parks; glimpses of lagoons, volcanoes and waterfalls; a tour of Chiloe Island fishing villages frequented by Darwin; and wildlife in abundance including penguins, condors, guanacos, rhea and foxes.
A trip on the Rio Grande train will allow visitors to see the baby alpacas and in the paddock section there are young vicunas and guanacos.
Roy Critchlow and his partner Karen Ballington started keeping rare guanacos - a relative of the llama - on their 200-acre farm five years ago.
Where once there may have been 50 million guanacos (the New World version of the camel), there are now only about half a million.
The Colfs originally intended to make the ranch a place where pack animals from around the world could live, but Steve soon learned that camelids - such as alpacas, vicuna, llamas and guanacos - don't get along with bovines such as cows and yaks.
The other group migrated into South America, where it survives today as wild guanacos and vicunas and domesticated llamas and alpacas.
Domestic llamas are native to South America and descended from wild guanacos which were domesticated more than 6,000 years ago.