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  • n. Plural form of camelid.

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Examples

  • This now means that I've seen all extant camelid species (all in captivity, of course), though note that the species-level taxonomy of South American camelids is a little muddled (Kadwell et al. 2001).

    Archive 2006-05-01

  • Both types of animals, called camelids by scientists, are among the few whose immune systems produce antibodies that are not destroyed by hot coffee.

    Alice Hill's Real Tech News - Independent Tech

  • They are small mountain camelids bred for their WOOL.

    Building a Better Llama, Bryan Caplan | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty

  • Have there been any imports of ruminants, including sheep, cattle, deer, camelids and goats through Harwich within the relevant timescale?

    A Biblical Scourge

  • Various species of Andean camelids are also found in this region.

    Central Andean dry puna

  • The camelids, goats and sheep in the area degrade the herbaceous vegetation, making the life cycle for the plants difficult to complete.

    Central Andean dry puna

  • On Saturday we started our outings in the Lakedistrict by going to see the Alpaca's - these are cute little camelids from Pure or somewhere and they are so lovely - I never thought I'd find something I liked more than the Llama.

    Snell-Pym » Old McDonald had an Alpaca

  • Peru is a land of two cultures, where colonial heritage and creole culture thrive by the sea, and where earflaps as imitated at left, Quechua, camelids, Incan ruins, and textiles thrive in the highlands & mountains.

    Archive 2008-08-01

  • Although the vegetation is also probably adapted to grazing by native camelids such as vicugna and guanaco, the relatively recent introduction of exotic cattle, especially goats, can also have an important impact.

    Southern Andean steppe

  • The puma (Puma concolor), a fox (Dusicyon culpaeus) and two camelids, vicugna (Vicugna vicugna) and guanaco (Lama guanicoe), are the largest native animals in the area and are relatively numerous in some parts of the ecoregion.

    Southern Andean steppe

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