TG2121 : Brown alpaca

taken 9 years ago, near to Stratton Strawless, Norfolk, Great Britain

Brown alpaca
Brown alpaca
One of a group of alpacas and one llama > TG2121 : Llama surveying its territory who share this pasture. Alpacas are South American camelids and resemble small llamas, but llamas are considerably taller and heavier. Apart from their different sizes, llamas and alpacas can also be distinguished by the shape and size of their ears: alpacas have shorter and straight ears whereas the ears of llamas are banana-shaped. Alpacas are kept in herds at altitudes of 2300 to 5000 metres and are valued only for their fibre. They are not used as pack animals. LinkExternal link
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TG2121, 16 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Thursday, 27 March, 2008   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 27 March, 2008
Category
Alpacas   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TG 214 210 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:44.4952N 1:16.7774E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TG 213 210
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EAST (about 90 degrees)
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