Vicuñas are very elusive.­ They tend to run away at the sight of people and it is very difficult to approach them in the pampa.­

For more information about vicuñas, read en.­wikipedia.­org/­wiki/­Vicu%C3%B1a

altiplano crossing noroeste argentino pampa quebrada de humahuaca road vicugnas vicunas vicuñas vigognes

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