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Green Cedar Ranch

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Tim Tony
..... ...... ...... ....Lake Stevens , WA 98258

Alpaca history

From the past!

Alpacas are a domesticated member of the camelid family. The camelid family also includes llamas, guanacos, and vicunas from South America, and the Bactrian and Dromedary camels from Asia and Africa. This family of animals originated on the plains of North America about several thousand years ago. Two wild species, vicunas and guanacos, are related to the alpaca. They still live in the Andes. It is believed that about several thousand years ago alpacas were created through selective breeding... Full article >