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Freshly shorn alpacas gather on a meadow in the village of Winklarn near Regensburg, Germany. The alpacas are always shorn in spring, to make the animals more comfortable for the hot summer months and to collect the expensive and well known alpaca wool.

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Get to know the Vicuna, or at least what these cute little animals produce. One of the most expensive natural fabrics Vicuna (wool/cashmere). You'll want a suit made of Vicuna once you feel the fabric.

This is a mother vicuña and her new-born fawn.  Vicuãs are the smallest of the South American camelids (Camelids {Camels} actually originated in the western hemisphere, but only the South American camelids remain), and their fleece/fur is the softest of the alpaca or llama, all of which are domesticated. (The guanaco is the wild one from which came these three).  Vicuñas are no longer exported, but have been in the U.S, before the ban.  Alpacas and llamas are more numerous.

Vicuña Fawn Tolerates Mom

This is a mother vicuña and her new-born fawn. Vicuãs are the smallest of the South American camelids (Camelids {Camels}

These photographers capture twenty-four cats who might have been ninjas in past lives.

Camouflage Kitties :These photographers capture twenty-four cats who might have been ninjas in past lives.

Shaved Alpaca...

Shaved Alpaca...

Shaved Alpaca - it gets funnier the longer you look at it. llamas/alpacas are sort of becoming our thing

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Nap Time Grizzly Bear photo by Carol Black taken at Alaska Wildlife Sanctuary

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