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Fibre of the gods - alpaca keeping in Peru

Life uphill
  • Camelids crossing
  • Field of 'gold'
  • Hardy herds
  • Headcount
  • Life uphill
  • Improving genes and livelihoods
  • A Great fibre provider
  • Street scene - Juliaca
  • Adding value
  • Winter warmers

Life uphill

A Peruvian mother carries her baby in a coloured sling or mantas. Many families in the Peruvian Altiplano are alpaca keepers and depend on the sale of alpaca fibre for their livelihoods.



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