|[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note|
|The guanaco (Lama guanicoe) is a camelid animal native to South America that stands approximately 1.06 m (3 ft 6 in) at the shoulder and weighs about 90 kg (200 lb). Like the llama, the guanaco is double coated with a coarse guard hair and soft undercoat, which is almost as fine as that of the alpaca, although they carry far less of it. The guanaco's soft wool is second only to that of the vicuña, a close relative. The colour varies very little, ranging from a light brown to dark cinnamon and shading to white underneath. Guanacos have grey faces and small straight ears. They are extremely striking with their large, alert brown eyes, streamlined form, and energetic pace. They are particularly ideal for keeping in large groups in open parklands.|
This photo is taken in Area Natural protegida de Punta Tombo, Chubut, Argentina. Original format.
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- [2008-02-12 1:53]
Eselente foto meus parabéns por esta magnifica imagem.
- [2008-02-12 2:14]
what a strange combination of animals...
one is from the ice and another from the absolute deserts areas of the Andes...
good capture and colors.
nice combination! TFS ori
- [2008-02-12 7:39]
An odd couple! Good image with nice detail.