camelid

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camelid

members of the family Camelidae; includes camels and the South American camelids—alpaca, guanaco, llama, vicuna.
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Now a UAE-wide edition is being planned for later in the year, featuring the same camel family that has captured the imagination of six to 12-year-olds in Dubai.
Sinead Shanahan, whose family own the farm, said that the Alpaca is a South American mammal of the camel family.
But the biggest deterrent is their smell - llamas are members of the camel family and foxes find their scent very peculiar.
She's one of about 25 alpacas - South American members of the camel family - living on a four-acre plot in Sand Canyon, where breeder Sonia Marygold earns as much as $25,000 a head selling the exotic pets.
Llamas are members of the camel family - camelids - and originated in the Central Plains of North America about 10 million years ago.
The company, which is based in Bidford-onAvon, specialises in importing myriad designs made from the silky, top-quality wool of the alpaca - a small, llama-like South American animal of the camel family.