Sunday, March 16, 2008

Day 550: Condors and Spitting Llamas and Nature

One of the many reasons to visit the highlands of Peru is the opportunity to view one of the largest bird species on the planet. Unlike the nearly extinct California condor, this species has multiple strongholds throughout the Andes.
This guy looked like Ringo with his mop top.
Surly suri alpaca who spit at me (see below)
Like many animals I met during famed Mustache March, the Surly Suri alpaca didn't dig the facial styles. It's been snipped, grandma, don't worry.
Mmmm, a cactus in flower.