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Cria - Baby Llama (Argentina)

Baby llamas are called "crias".­ This cute cria was only 2 days old and still had the ombilical cordon attached.­

It was in a small farm very high on Route 40 on the way to Abra El Acay (Acay Pass, 4895 m /­ 16,059 ft).­

abra el acay acay pass baby llama cria lama glama noroeste argentino offspring
Ruta Nacional 40, Salta Province, Argentina

Photos taken in Argentina in Februaty and March 2010.­

Related series:

- Bolivia

Photos of Llamas that I took in Argentina and Bolivia.­

For more information about Llamas, read: en.­wikipedia.­org/­wiki/­Llama