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Alpaca Farmer Shears His Way to Successi
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Julie Taboh
May 28, 2014 7:33 PM
Alpacas ‒ large, wooly animals related to camels and llamas ‒ are normally found in the Andean region of South America. But a growing number of American farmers are finding them just as charming ‒ and lucrative ‒ in the United States. VOA reporter Julie Taboh visited an alpaca farm near Washington to find out why.

Alpaca Farmer Shears His Way to Success

Published May 28, 2014

Alpacas ‒ large, wooly animals related to camels and llamas ‒ are normally found in the Andean region of South America. But a growing number of American farmers are finding them just as charming ‒ and lucrative ‒ in the United States. VOA reporter Julie Taboh visited an alpaca farm near Washington to find out why.


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