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.
identify the major animal hairs and hides which are commonly used in textile products by their distinguishing morphological features, including but not limited to, wool, fibers from the goat family (mohair, cashmere), fibers from the camel family (camel, alpaca, vicuna), rabbit (angora), and fur animals (such as mink, ermine and chinchilla);
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.
Being members of the camel family, their feet have two soft pads with sharp toe-nails.
No cow can do that (but other members of the camel family can).