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Why is the vicuna endangered?


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Answered 2011-01-16 00:15:39

The vicuna was listed as endangered, but has recently been reduced to the status of threatened. They were hunted almost to extinction mainly for ritual use and to obtain their coveted wool.

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Why are Vicuna endangered?

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What is the scrambled word ucivan endangered animal?

vicuna


Can you give me name of endangered animal with scrambled letters ucivan in it?

Vicuna


What endangered animals begin with the letter v?

vicuna, velvet worm, vendace, vaquita


What can people do to help vicuna get off endangered list?

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Can you own a vicuna?

You can own a paco-vicuna, a crossbreed between an alpaca and a vicuna, but the article below explains vicuna ownership by the native peoples of Peru.


Is a vicuna a herbivore or a carnivore?

A vicuna eats grass making it a herbivore.


Where does the vicuna live?

The Vicuna can only be found living in South America. The Vicuna which is a variety of camelid, live in the high altitude regions of the mountains.


What are facts about vicuna?

The Vicuna lives in South America, and is listed with a status of "least concern" by the International Union for Conservation of Nature, or the IUCN Red List. The population trend is also listed with a status of "increasing". The US Fish and Wildlife Service, Endangered Species List has the Vicuna listed with a status of "endangered". The Vicuna is a shy, delicate, graceful animal, wary of strangers, spooks easily and the young are easily disturbed. Their hearing is extremely sensitive and their wool is highly prized for it's special softness, and ability to insulate against freezing cold temperatures. In 1964 the Vicuna was posted as South America's most endangered species. There are now laws to protect them, reserves for them to graze in protected lands and annual round ups to shear their wool if it is longer then two and a half inches in length. This is to deter poachers, and help maintain the herds safety. For more details, see the sites listed below.


Are vicunas endagered?

The vicuna was listed as endangered, but has recently been reduced to the status of threatened. They were hunted almost to extinction mainly for ritual use and to obtain their coveted wool.


Which does not belong vicuna guanacorhea alpaca?

Guanacorrhea doesn't belong. Vicuna and alpaca are animals.


How does the vicuna get its food?

Vicunas are considered herbivores. Specifically they are grazers, which means that they primarily eat grass. In the vicuna habitat, grass is common, so it is easy for the vicuna to get its food.


What eats a vicuna?

Puma


Are vicuna endangeredd?

yes


What color is vicuna?

Vicuna is technically a fiber made from the wool of an animal called the vicuna. It's natural color is a sort of goldish brown. And many garments made from vicuna are this same color. It has a texture somewhat like cashmere, but it is much more expensive. Vicuna when referenced as a color is sort of gold-brown. It's a very rich looking color. Picture a very rich man's overcoat from the 1930s.


What is a Vicuna?

A vicuna is a South American hoofed mammal, Latin name Vicugna vicugna, closely related to the alpaca and llama.


What type of wool is produce by vicuna?

Vicuna is a small llamalike animal having fine wool , found in the Andes Moutains.


Can you unscramble these letters cauvin?

Vicuna.


What continent are vicuna from?

South America.


What is a baby vicuna called?

fawn


Like a camel but no humps?

Vicuna


What animal is similar to a llama?

Vicuna


What word do the letters INVUCA unscramble to?

The unscrambled word is vicuna.A vicuna is a mammal related to the llama which lives in Alpine areas of the Andes.


What is ucivan unscrambled?

The unscrambled word is "vicuna" which is actually vicuña (animal related to the llama).


Which one does not belong Vicuna Rhea Guanaco or Alpaca?

Rhea does not belong. It is a large flightless bird. Vicuna, Guanaco, and Alpaca are all camelids.


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