guanaco


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guanaco

a small cameloid. See llama. Called also huanaco.
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Para el estudio de la anatomia economica se utilizaron el Indice de Utilidad propuesto por Borrero (1990) para el guanaco y modificado por Lyman (1994), como tambien los indices de Cavidad Medular y Secado (De Nigris y Mengoni-Gonalons 2004; Mengoni-Gonalons 1996).
Tanto la diversidad como la cobertura de las plantas mas palatables para el guanaco en Payunia se reduce en invierno y aumenta en verano (Puig et al.
We present the first report of a leucistic guanaco in northwestern Argentina, as well as a comment on the implications of anomalous individuals for long-term conservation of guanacos.
The firm has drilled and completed the Guanaco 6 well to a total depth of 2,760 metres.
Las dos especies silvestres de CSA, guanaco y vicuna, se describieron mas tarde como Camelus guanicoe (Muller, 1776) y Camelus vicugna (Molina, 1782), respectivamente.
The couple had previously sold wool from their flock of sheep, but soon realised they could make much more from guanaco wool - which can fetch from pounds 250 to pounds 1,000 a kilo.
As the probable ancestor of the llama, the guanaco (gwah-NAHK-oh) is the animal most likely to have been chosen for domestication by early South Americans.
Guanaco are also being hunted to reduce their perceived competition with the growing population of livestock.
The puma feeds on the guanaco and the condor in turn feeds on the carcasses.
For many years, historians and scientists assumed that the Incas had created both the llamas and alpacas by domesticating the guanaco, which is larger and more widely distributed than the vicuna.
Just a few years ago, Forgach was in no hurry to invest in environmentally friendly schemes like the guanaco deal.