Kōrero: Exotic farm animals

Suri alpacas (1 o 2)

Suri alpacas

There are two types of alpaca – huacayas and suris. The main distinguishing characteristic of suris is the way their fibre grows in long, distinctive ringlets. Suris make up about 10% of the worldwide alpaca population.

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Jim Esson, 'Exotic farm animals - Alpacas and llamas', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/18700/suri-alpacas (accessed 19 May 2022)

He kōrero nā Jim Esson, i tāngia i te 24 Nov 2008