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Vicuña

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The vicuña (Vicugna vicugna) or vicuna (both, very rarely spelled vicugna) is one of the two wild South American camelids which live in the high alpine areas of the Andes, the other being the guanaco. [1]

49 relations: Alpaca, Alpine tundra, Andes, Antofagasta Region, Argentina, Atacama Desert, Atmosphere of Earth, Ayacucho Region, Bolivia, Camelid, Chile, Coat of arms of Peru, Dye, Ecuador, El Tatio, Endangered species, Festuca, Gestation, Government of the Inca Empire, Guanaco, Inca Empire, International Union for Conservation of Nature, Introduced species, Juan Ignacio Molina, Jujuy Province, Kiton, La Molina District, Limestone, List of national animals, Llama, Lucanas Province, Mating, Morphology (biology), National Agrarian University, National Zoological Park (United States), Pampa Galeras – Barbara D'Achille National Reserve, Peru, Poaching, Politics of Peru, San Pedro de Atacama, Scarf, Shahtoosh, Sheep shearing, South America, Sport coat, The Wall Street Journal, Ulla Ulla National Reserve, United States Fish and Wildlife Service, Wool.

Alpaca

The Alpaca (Vicugna pacos) is a species of South American camelid, similar to, and often confused with the llama.

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Alpine tundra

Alpine tundra is a type of natural region or biome that does not contain trees because it is at high altitude.

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Andes

The Andes or Andean Mountains (Cordillera de los Andes) are the longest continental mountain range in the world.

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Antofagasta Region

The Antofagasta Region (Región de Antofagasta.) is one of Chile's fifteen first-order administrative divisions.

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Argentina

Argentina, officially the Argentine Republic (República Argentina), is a federal republic located mostly in the southern half of South America.

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Atacama Desert

The Atacama Desert (Desierto de Atacama) is a plateau in South America (primarily in Chile), covering a 1000-km (600-mi) strip of land on the Pacific coast, west of the Andes mountains.

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Atmosphere of Earth

The atmosphere of Earth is the layer of gases, commonly known as air, that surrounds the planet Earth and is retained by Earth's gravity.

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Ayacucho Region

Ayacucho is a region of Peru, located in the south-central Andes of the country.

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Bolivia

Bolivia (Mborivia; Buliwya; Wuliwya), officially known as the Plurinational State of Bolivia (Estado Plurinacional de Bolivia), is a landlocked country located in western-central South America.

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Camelid

Camelids are members of the biological family Camelidae, the only currently living family in the suborder Tylopoda.

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Chile

Chile, officially the Republic of Chile, is a South American country occupying a long, narrow strip of land between the Andes to the east and the Pacific Ocean to the west.

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Coat of arms of Peru

The Coat of arms of Peru is the national symbolic emblem of Peru.

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Dye

A dye is a colored substance that has an affinity to the substrate to which it is being applied.

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Ecuador

Ecuador (Ikwadur), officially the Republic of Ecuador (República del Ecuador, which literally translates as "Republic of the Equator"; Ikwadur Ripuwlika), is a representative democratic republic in northwestern South America, bordered by Colombia on the north, Peru on the east and south, and the Pacific Ocean to the west.

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El Tatio

El Tatio is a geyser field located within the Andes Mountains of northern Chile at 4,320 meters above mean sea level.

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Endangered species

An endangered species is a species which has been categorized as very likely to become extinct.

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Festuca

Festuca (fescue) is a genus of flowering plants belonging to the grass family, Poaceae (subfamily Pooideae).

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Gestation

Gestation is the carrying of an embryo or fetus inside viviparous animals.

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Government of the Inca Empire

The Tawantinsuyu ("four parts together"; fig. "land of the four quarters") or Inca Empire was a centralized bureaucracy.

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Guanaco

The guanaco (Lama guanicoe) is a camelid native to South America.

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Inca Empire

The Inca Empire (Quechua: Tawantinsuyu, "The Four Regions"), also known as the Incan Empire and the Inka Empire, was the largest empire in pre-Columbian America, and possibly the largest empire in the world in the early 16th century.

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International Union for Conservation of Nature

The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN; officially International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources) is an international organization working in the field of nature conservation and sustainable use of natural resources.

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Introduced species

An introduced species (alien species, exotic species, non-indigenous species, or non-native species) is a species living outside its native distributional range, which has arrived there by human activity, either deliberate or accidental.

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Juan Ignacio Molina

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Jujuy Province

Jujuy is a province of Argentina, located in the extreme northwest of the country, at the borders with Chile and Bolivia.

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Kiton

Kiton is a luxury ready-to-wear and made-to-measure clothing company founded in 1956 as CIPA in Naples, Italy by Ciro Paone, a fifth-generation fabric merchant, and Antonio Carola.

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La Molina District

La Molina is a district of the Lima Province in Peru, and one of the upscale districts that comprise the city of Lima.

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Limestone

Limestone is a sedimentary rock, composed mainly of skeletal fragments of marine organisms such as coral, forams and molluscs.

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List of national animals

This is a list of national animals.

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Llama

The llama (Lama glama) is a domesticated South American camelid, widely used as a meat and pack animal by Andean cultures since the Pre-Columbian era.

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Lucanas Province

Lucanas is the largest province in the Ayacucho Region in Peru.

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Mating

In biology, mating (or mateing in British English) is the pairing of either opposite-sex or hermaphroditic organisms, usually for the purposes of sexual reproduction.

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Morphology (biology)

Morphology is a branch of biology dealing with the study of the form and structure of organisms and their specific structural features.

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National Agrarian University

The National Agrarian University, also formally called National Agrarian University - La Molina (Spanish: Universidad Nacional Agraria La Molina) (UNALM), is a public university in Lima, Peru.

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National Zoological Park (United States)

The National Zoological Park, commonly known as the National Zoo, is one of the oldest zoos in the United States.

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Pampa Galeras – Barbara D'Achille National Reserve

Pampa Galeras – Barbara D’Achille is located in the Lucanas Province of the Ayacucho Region in Peru.

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Peru

Peru (Perú; Piruw Republika; Piruw Suyu), officially the Republic of Peru, is a country in western South America.

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Poaching

Poaching has been defined as the illegal hunting or capturing of wild animals, usually associated with land use rights.

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Politics of Peru

The politics of the Republic of Peru takes place in a framework of a unitary semi-presidential representative democratic republic, whereby the President of Peru is both head of state and head of government, and of a pluriform multi-party system.

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San Pedro de Atacama

San Pedro de Atacama is a Chilean town and commune in El Loa Province, Antofagasta Region.

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Scarf

A scarf, plural scarves, is a piece of fabric worn around the neck for warmth, sun protection, cleanliness, fashion, or religious reasons.

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Shahtoosh

Shahtoosh (also written shahtush, a Persian word meaning "king of fine wools") is the name given to a specific kind of shawl, which is woven with the down hair of the Tibetan antelope (chiru), by master craftsmen and women of Kashmir.

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Sheep shearing

Sheep shearing is the process by which the woollen fleece of a sheep is cut off.

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South America

South America is a continent in the Western Hemisphere, mostly in the Southern Hemisphere, with a relatively small portion in the Northern Hemisphere.

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Sport coat

A sport coat (or sports coat) (American English), also called a sports jacket (American English/British English), less commonly known as a sportcoat, is a jacket for men.

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The Wall Street Journal

The Wall Street Journal is a U.S. business-focused, English-language international daily newspaper based in New York City.

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Ulla Ulla National Reserve

The Ulla Ulla National Reserve - which today is part of Apolobamba Integrated Management Natural Area - was created in 1972 with an extension of 240,000 ha, a biosphere reserve located in the Franz Tamayo Province, in the Department of La Paz in western Bolivia.

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United States Fish and Wildlife Service

The United States Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS or FWS) is an agency of the federal government within the U.S. Department of the Interior dedicated to the management of fish, wildlife, and natural habitats.

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Wool

Wool is the textile fiber obtained from sheep and other animals, including cashmere and mohair from goats, qiviut from muskoxen, angora from rabbits, and other types of wool from camelids.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vicuña

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