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2014-05-15 23:01:32

Llama Commerce Platform now pre-integrated with Kount Boise, IDAHO (PRWEB) May 15, 2014 Kount’s award-winning fraud and risk management software is now pre-integrated with Classy Llama’s new streamlined Magento eCommerce platform. Now every Llama Commerce Platform account can reap the benefits of Kount’s anti-fraud solution, preventing fraudulent activity and maximizing revenue. “We are excited to partner with like-minded, innovative companies like Classy Llama that are helping to...

New Medicines Developed For Llamas And Alpacas
2013-10-18 11:02:37

University of Veterinary Medicine Vienna Llamas and alpacas are becoming increasingly popular in Europe and are highly appreciated as trekking animals and as sources of wool. Although they are robust, they occasionally fall ill but there are no authorized drugs for the species on the market. 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....

2013-05-28 23:01:10

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, talks with Dutch entrepreneur Bas Lansdorp about his project to establish the first human colony on Mars, and much more. Cupertino, CA (PRWEB) May 29, 2013 People across the world in search of inspiration, creativity, joy, coziness, and who want to take a delicious bite out of a world...

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2011-05-23 06:10:00

Machu Picchu, the famous Inca city set in the Peruvian Andes, celebrates the centenary of its 'discovery' by the outside world. Now, a study published in archaeological review Antiquity explains that lowly llama droppings provided the basis for the growth of Incan society, BBC News reports. As agriculture became established over hunting to sustain the community about 2,700 years ago in the Cuzco area where Machu Picchu sits, the development of agriculture and the growing of...

2009-07-29 14:51:11

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. He said while doing his research in preparing...

2009-07-11 12:21:30

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. Prism was found along a road...

2009-02-15 14:57:35

Two llamas owned by Terry McCrone served as honor guard members for the Ohio man's funeral, his pastor says. The Rev. Bob Ladygo of Madison Township's Bible Baptist Church said McCrone, of Plymouth Township, loved the llamas he raised on his farm so much that they appeared to check in on McCrone as he lay dying of cancer in his home, The (Willoughby, Ohio) News-Herald reported Saturday. It was as if they were telling him that now it was their turn to take care of him, said the pastor, who...

2008-09-26 15:00:00

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. (I might not have made that equation as recently as last week, but the current nutty events on Wall Street and Washington seem to have us pulling ahead of the Bolivians.) At the very funny start of Bellot's film, a...

2008-09-14 18:00:19

FOURTEEN Britons were among a group of tourists held captive and beaten with iron bars at a remote llama farm in Peru. A mob of 80 locals forced the party off their tour bus after smashing the windows with rocks. The villagers mistook the holidaymakers for mining company workers, who they blame for damaging their land. Tour guide Isabel Surco said: "We were stopped by the entire village calling us thieves and saying we were there to set up mines and steal their resources." After a...


Latest Llama Reference Libraries

Alpaca, Vicugna pacos
2012-10-27 17:12:26

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
2012-09-19 14:36:11

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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Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.