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Why were llamas important to the Incas?

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Why were llamas important to the Incas?

Llamas, Alpacas, Vicuñas, and Guanacos:

Llamas, alpacas, vicuñas, and guanacos are camelid herd animals that live in the Peruvian highlands. Llamas and alpacas were eventually domesticated by humans but the guanaco and vicuña remained wild.

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Llamas were vitally important to the Incas for a number of reasons. The Incas domesticated these herd animals and used them as pack animals to carry...

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