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Any of various mammals of the family Camelidae, having padded two-toed feet and a cleft upper lip, and including the alpaca, camels, guanaco, llama, and vicuña.

[From New Latin Camēlidae, family name, from Latin camēlus, camel; see camel.]

cam′e·lid adj.


1. (Animals) of or relating to camels
2. (Animals) belonging to the camel family, Camelidae
(Animals) any animal of the camel family
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Alpacas are a domesticated species of South American camelid, resembling a small llama.
The South American camelid was snapped by James Hayden, who posted it on Twitter.
Camelid owners have been controlling meningeal worm by regularly deworming their alpacas and llamas.
impressive gold ornaments, necklaces made from shells from the Lambayeque region, stone carvings, silver pendants and figurines and various textiles made from camelid hair, the items illustrate important concepts in Andean cosmology, the principles of duality, reciprocity and integration of infrastructure and spirituality.
The absence of antibodies in a control cohort from Germany might be explained by the fact that these animals belonged to a different camelid species (C.
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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).
After offering food, we are soon walking in a line, each one of us guiding our own South American camelid but, naturally, keeping a sensible distance from the hind legs out in front.
MUSCAT: Opening ceremony of the third edition of the International Conference of the Society of Camelid Research and Development (ISOCARD 2012) was held recently at Sultan Qaboos University under the patronage of Dr Fuad Jaafar Mohammed Al Sajwani, minister of agriculture and fisheries.
Muscat, Feb 1 (ONA) The participant delegations at the 3rd conference of the International Society of Camelid Research and Development (ISOCARD) organized by the Sultan Qaboos University (SQU) during January 29th to February 1st, today visited the Royal Camel Corps at the Royal Court Affairs.
Factfile * Alpacas are a domesticated species of South American camelid, related to the llama.
The alpaca is, like the llama, a "charming and valuable member of the camelid family," according to the sign age at the weekend's inaugural Alpaca Festival of Oregon at the Lane Events Center.