Animal News: Race to Witness Vicuña Birth
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© 2011 National Geographic; video and photos: Emiliano Donadio
Race to Witness Vicuña Birth
October 6, 2011—Researchers race to tag a newborn vicuña, a cousin of the llama, to find out causes of death among the young in the Argentinean Andes. The research, partially funded by National Geographic, aims to aid in conservation of vicuñas and one of their common predators, the puma.