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Fibras Andinas is now using Royal Llama, its fairly traded llama wool made in Chile, to make beanies.
Llama Commerce Platform now pre-integrated with Kount Boise, IDAHO (PRWEB) May 15, 2014 Kount’s award-winning fraud and risk management software is
Researchers at the University of Veterinary Medicine Vienna (Vetmeduni Vienna) have developed an oral “paste” that can be mixed with drugs and used to treat camelids for a wide variety of diseases.
Llamas’ Valley May 28 edition includes an exclusive interview with one of the world's top architects, Teresa Sapey, pays a visit to the home of British film director and actor Dexter Fletcher,
A study published in archaeological review Antiquity explains that lowly llama droppings provided the basis for the growth of Incan society.
Officials at a North Carolina golf course said they have taken to using rented llamas as caddies for members. The Sherwood Golf Course in Cedar Mountain, N.C., said the llamas are available for caddying Tuesdays for a fee of $40 for nine holes, WSPA-TV, Spartanburg, S.C., reported Wednesday. Mark English, owner of the golf club, said the llamas have proven a hit with golfers and he is hoping to spread the llama program to other area golf courses.
Two llamas on the lam in Louisville, Ky., have been safely herded and returned to their home, their owner says. The llamas' owner, Dale Hill of the Louisville Llama Farm, surmised beer bottles found near the animals' barn indicated some party animals decided to free the beasts, which are raised for their wool, The (Louisville) Courier-Journal reported Saturday. Hill said the 10 female llamas escaped, but only two -- Felicity and Prism -- wandered off the property.
Two llamas owned by Terry McCrone served as honor guard members for the Ohio man's funeral, his pastor says. The Rev.
By Michael Janusonis If nothing else, Bolivian director Rodrigo Bellot's wacky road comedy Who Killed the White Llama?, being shown tomorrow as part of the Providence Latin American Film Festival, proves that Bolivia is almost as maniacally screwed up as the United States.
The alpaca (Vicugna pacos) is a South American camelid that is similar in appearance to the llama. Its range includes the Andes Mountains, in areas of Ecuador, northern Bolivia and Chile, and southern Peru. It is a domesticated animal that is kept in herds in flat, grassy areas at altitudes of up to 16,000 feet. For many years there was confusion concerning the classification of the four species of South American lamoids, including the alpaca. Until 2001, it was accepted that this species...
Llama, Lama glama The llama (Lama glama) is a domesticated camelid from South America. It is often used as a pack animal or for meat by Andean cultures. Its hair is used to make clothing and handicrafts. The course outer hair is typically used to make lead ropes, rugs, and wall hangings, and the fibers can come in many colors ranging from black to reddish brown to white. Because of transportation and trade of this species, there are now more than 158,000 llamas and 100,000 alpacas in...
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