Episode 309: Llama , Nah, It's a Guanaco
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Native to South America, the Guanaco is a close relative to the domestic Llama. One of the questions we answer this week is, are Llamas just domesticated Guanacos? Tune in to fine out. These wild camelids live at the extremes in some of the most remote regions of our planet. They can be found high in the Andes Mountains of Chile and Argentina, and all the way down to the subtropical forests of Peru. These hardy mammals are one of the most unique herbivores on Earth. They are such a fun species to learn more about. Thankfully, they are classified as Least Concern, but their populations are down to about 10% of their known historical highs. They are inching towards endangered status and need our help and understanding.

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