Lama guanicoe

Guanacos can be found in southern Peru to eastern Argentina and Tierra del Fuego. They are good swimmers and enjoy standing and lying in mountain streams. They are able to go long periods without water. They are bigger than llamas and not domesticated.

The above picture was taken in the Attica Zoological Park, Athens, Greece, in July 2008.

Genus Lama
Family Camelidae
Order Artiodactyla
Subclass Eutheria
Class Mammalia
Subphylum Vertebrata
Phylum Chordata
Kingdom Animalia
Life on Earth