Vicugna


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Related to Vicugna: vicuna, Vicugna pacos
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Noun1.Vicugna - a genus of CamelidaeVicugna - a genus of Camelidae      
mammal genus - a genus of mammals
Camelidae, family Camelidae - camels and llamas and vicunas
Vicugna vicugna, vicuna - small wild cud-chewing Andean animal similar to the guanaco but smaller; valued for its fleecy undercoat
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TWYCROSS Zoo has announced the birth of Jack Frost, a male vicugna (a member of the camel family), the latest zoo baby to join the 500 animals already living at the Leicestershire zoo.
The latest arrival at the conservation centre is Jack Frost, a male vicugna, which is a type of camel native to South America.
Capra aegagrus), y occidentales (Lapis bezoar occidentalis) a las provenientes del tracto digestivo de mamiferos sudamericanos como camelidos (Lama glama y Vicugna vicugna) y cervidos (Hippocamelus antisensis) (Jimenez 1838; Monardes 1574; Plans y Pujol 1870).
Using thermo-regulated fabric and microfiber cloth popular in athletic wear, Brazilian textile maker Vicugna Textil has designed denims that will keep the wearer's core temperature stable.
Verbiage voided, vivified, verbose Vicugna vicuna voraciously voyages vast versant valleys.
1993), and for shearing of wild vicunas Vicugna vicugna in South America (Bonacic et al.
2010), and no report of this condition is known for the guanaco Lama guanicoe or in the other South American wild camelid, the vicugna Vicugna vicugna (Nowak and Paradiso, 1983; Redford and Eisenberg, 1992).
La Tabla 1 muestra la frecuencia de desarticulacion natural para ejemplares de Lama vicugna (Nasti 1994).
La llegada de la liebre europea, el unico mamifero que ingreso de esa forma, llama especialmente la atencion pues debio atravesar el cinturon arido del sur de Bolivia y norte de Argentina, considerado una barrera importante, que marca un limite de distribucion para algunas especies de mamiferos como la comadreja Mustelafrenata (Sheffield & Thomas 1997), y separa geograficamente subespecies de otras como la vicuna Vicugna vicugna (Marin et al.
A partir del analisis arqueofaunistico de QS3 puede afirmarse que, desde el inicio del Holoceno, la principal actividad de subsistencia fue la caza sistematica de camelidos silvestres: Lama guani-coe y Vicugna vicugna, principalmente esta ultima (Elkin, 1996).