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Vicuna

The Vicuna is a wild relative of the camel that was domesticated by native South Americans and bred into the modern Alpaca.

 

The Vicuna has the finest wool of any animal. However, it only yields a handful of wool every two years. A cloak of Vicuna wool will typically sell for $1600.

 

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vicuna

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Taken on January 9, 2006