Ovca-kamila, dugovrata životinja , velika tegleća brdska životinja živi u čoporima po planinama Perua, pripitomljena služi kao najvažnija domaža životinja za tegljenje (cenjena i zbog vune i mesa); vrsta fine vunene tkanine, slične flaneslu, naročito za dame.
Wild or domesticated South American cud-chewing animal related to camels but smaller and lacking a hump.
South American even-toed hoofed mammal Lama glama of the camel family, about 1.2 m/4 ft high at the shoulder. Llamas can be white, brown, or dark, sometimes with spots or patches. They are very hardy, and require little food or water. They spit profusely when annoyed.
Llamas are used in Peru as beasts of burden, and also for their wool, milk, and meat. Llamas and alpacas are both domesticated forms of the guanaco.
A genus of Camelidae; Also called: genus Vicugna.
Sinonimi: Vicugna vicugna
1. A soft wool made from the fleece of the vicuna.
2. Small wild cud-chewing Andean animal similar to the guanaco but smaller; valued for its fleecy undercoat; SYN. Vicugna vicugna.
3. The wool of the vicuna.
fabric made from wool of the vicuna, a small ruminant
wild wool-bearing llamalike animal of the Andes.
ruminant mammal Lama vicugna of the camel family that lives in herds on the Andean plateau. It can run at speeds of 50 kph/30 mph. It has good eyesight, fair hearing, and a poor sense of smell. It was hunted close to extinction for its meat and soft brown fur, which was used in textile manufacture, but the vicuna is now a protected species; populations are increasing thanks to strict conservation measures. It is related to the alpaca, the guanaco, and the llama.