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NOLA.com - 15 Jul 2018 Fifth alpaca dies overnight following jaguar escape at Audubon Zoo
The latest alpaca death brings the overall number of animals killed by the escaped jaguar to seven. Four alpacas, one fox and one emu died Saturday morning from injuries sustained after Valerio the jaguar escaped his enclosure and attacked zoo animals ...
Live Science - 10 Dec 2018 Here’s Why Scientists Are Poring Over Ancient Alpaca Poo
Chemical traces from alpaca poop dating to over 1000 years ago are helping scientists to trace the history of the animals' domestication.
Archaeology - 11 Dec 2018 Soil Cores Searched for Evidence of Alpaca Domestication
PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA—According to a Live Science report, organic geochemist Thomas Elliott Arnold of the University of Pittsburgh and his ...
KTVH - 11 Dec 2018 Molt family packs up their alpacas to offer Christmas photos with the public
BILLINGS- 'Tis the season for those family Christmas photos with Santa, and this year a Billings family is offering a different experience for the yearly holiday ...
The Spokesman-Review - 08 Dec 2018 Cougar kills alpacas near Riverside State Park
A young male cougar attacked and killed at least eight alpacas near Riverside State Park on Tuesday night or early Wednesday morning. A nearby llama also ...
Newsweek - 05 Dec 2018 ‘Demented’ Blood-spitting Alpaca Launches ‘warfare’ Attack on Two Women
An alpaca named Harry has been euthanized after launching a vicious, half-hour attack on two women at a home in Australia. Harry bit, charged and trampled ...
Canton Repository - 24 Nov 2018 Small Biz Saturday: Farm store specializes in Alpaca fleece
At Kathy Williams' alpaca farm in Bethlehem Township, she recently opened a store to sell alpaca products such as sweaters from Peru made from alpaca fleece ...
Augusta Free Press - 05 Dec 2018 Hundreds of alpacas to convene in Doswell for Virginia Alpaca Expo
Hundreds of alpacas and alpaca enthusiasts gather from along the entire east coast for the Virginia Alpaca Owners and Breeders Association Alpaca Expo.
Ravalli Republic - 25 Nov 2018 Safe Haven Llama & Alpaca Sanctuary seeks donations
Safe Haven Llama & Alpaca Sanctuary and Adoptions, Inc. is seeking donations.
Colorado Springs Gazette - 18 Nov 2018 Black Forest's holiday alpaca extravaganza features a newborn cria and fleecy gifts
With the holiday season fast approaching, Colorado alpaca breeders showed off their animals and merchandise over the weekend at the Black Forest ...
Independent.ie - 07 Dec 2018 Watch as these alpacas become absolutely fascinated by a hedgehog
Life can be very confusing – and it seems that's doubly true if you happen to be an alpaca.
The Daily Progress - 29 Nov 2018 FARMHER: Alpaca farming has rewards
Alpacas are social creatures, especially when they get around Deborah LaMountain, owner at Alpacas of the Morning Mist in Ruckersville. All 18 alpaca—nine ...
WRCB-TV - 30 Nov 2018 Christmas with the Alpacas
TMMA will host their annual Christmas with the Alpaca event December 1st and 2nd.
Travel+Leisure - 27 Nov 2018 This Jersey Shore Alpaca Farm Has More Christmas Spirit Than the North Pole — and You Can Visit
On a Saturday morning in a backyard on the Jersey Shore, nine alpacas run into a pen with the same merry spirit as Santa's reindeer. They might not have ...
Newshub - 04 Dec 2018 Australian woman hospitalised after vicious alpaca attack
A Western Australia woman has been hospitalised after a vicious attack from her pet alpaca. Karen Stroebel bought Harry to live on her hobby farm, but his poor ...
Fenton Tri County Times - 16 Nov 2018 Alpacas are 'right at home' in Michigan's cold
What looks like a camel, has fleece like a sheep and is half the size of a llama?
KOMO News - 08 Dec 2018 Cougar kills 8 alpacas just northwest of Spokane
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Officials say a young male cougar attacked and killed at least eight alpacas northwest of Spokane sometime Tuesday night or early ...
WWLTV.com - 28 Nov 2018 Alpaca exhibit re-opens five months after jaguar attack
NEW ORLEANS - Five months after a jaguar escaped from its enclosure at Audubon Zoo, Jaguar Jungle is close to welcoming back its jaguar. As updates are ...
Spectrum News - 14 Nov 2018 From Alpaca to fiber, new clothing company hopes to grow
Co-owner John Gage and his business partner set out to create high-performance outdoor wear made of alpaca fleece.
The Week UK - 10 Dec 2018 Biker club shut down after claims of sex with alpaca
An Australian outlaw motorcycle clubhouse has been shut down, after police claimed that members of the group had stolen an alpaca from a nearby property to ...
Frederick News Post - 29 Nov 2018 Christmas Shopping with Alpacas
The barn as well as the It's Alpaca! boutique will be open. Interact with the alpacas in a fun and relaxing way.
MTL Blog - 11 Dec 2018 You Can Take An Alpaca For A Walk At This Farm Outside Montreal
Everyone knows animals can provide serious emotional support to humans during hard times. And Montreal in the winter could definititely be considered ...
The Independent - 17 Nov 2018 Alpaca ranch finds niche in Boyd County
Kevin Toney wanted a business that he and his brother Chris could work together.
Textile World Magazine - 03 Dec 2018 Alpaca Owners Association Documents Antimicrobial Properties Of Raw Alpaca Fiber
LINCOLN, Neb. — December 3, 2018 — Alpaca Owners Association (AOA) announced recent laboratory testing results revealed that raw alpaca fiber ...
ABC News - 04 Dec 2018 Vicious, blood-spitting alpaca attack had WA women fearing for their lives before being saved by police
Karen Stroebel thought her partner had found the perfect pet for their Western Australian hobby farm — a tall, dark and handsome alpaca named Harry.
PEOPLE.com - 12 Nov 2018 Alpacas Find Refuge on Zuma Beach During California Fires: 'We Need a Miracle'
As three devastating California wildfires raged across the state, Zuma Beach became a temporary refuge for many horses, llamas and alpacas.
Waupaca County News - 28 Nov 2018 Hospital mural memorializes 'Alpaca Dennis'
Josie Kruzicki, widow of Bear Creek's "Alpaca Dennis" Kruzicki's, presented a mural to ThedaCare's medical team in honor of her husband.
Infosurhoy - 11 Dec 2018 Right here's Why Scientists Are Poring Over Historic Alpaca Poo
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Traces of 1,000-year-old poop in Peruvian soil could reveal the history of alpaca domestication in the region. Researchers analyzed ...
Kane County Chronicle - 17 Nov 2018 Waldron Grove Alpacas host open house in Campton Hills
CAMPTON HILLS – Waldron Grove Alpacas is hosting an art and alpaca show from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 24 and 25 at 39W856 McDonald Road, Campton Hills ...
WVNS-TV - 08 Dec 2018 Top Knot Cafe in Beckley mixes coffee with alpacas
For owner Daniel Harding, working in the restaurant business and with alpacas sparked his interest in creating a shop where people can enjoy the two.
Mountaintimes - 20 Nov 2018 Maple View Farm Alpacas to host holiday open house
Maple View Farm Alpacas will host its annual holiday open house on Nov. 24-25 from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. each day. Learn about these gentle,
Esquire - 21 Nov 2018 This Elevated Essentials Brand Just Dropped Some Extra-Warm Winter Gear
From alpaca sweats to wool slip-ons, Goodlife's latest offerings are perfect for lounging in style.
PR Web - 04 Dec 2018 Denver Chosen as Host of 2019 National Alpaca Show Sponsored by Red Granite Ranch
The Alpaca Owners Association, Inc. (AOA) National Alpaca Show sponsored by Red Granite Ranch, which draws hundreds of alpaca enthusiasts and fiber ...
officemagazine.net - 28 Nov 2018 Better Living With Alpacas
Photographer Daniel Gebhart de Koekkoek captures alpacas in decadent settings for a new calendar available exclusively through office.
WWLTV.com - 28 Nov 2018 Alpaca exhibit to re-open five months after jaguar attack
In July, Valerio the jaguar chewed through a steal cable barrier of his enclosure and escaped, killing five alpacas, three foxes and one emu.
KOMU 8 - 24 Nov 2018 Alpacas a part of this "Small Business Saturday"
Curly Eye opens the Saturday after Thanksgiving and Dec. 1 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m..
WMFD.com - 02 Dec 2018 Christmas at Alpaca Meadows
RICHLAND COUNTY, OH- Alpaca Meadows's annual Christmas Open House offers visitors a fun way to shop local this holiday season. The open house takes ...
Stuff.co.nz - 08 Dec 2018 Aussie bikie gang clubhouse declared 'restricted premises' after court hears alpaca allegations
The Gypsy Jokers clubhouse in Sydney was allegedly the site of "sexual intercourse with an alpaca".
Western Telegraph - 11 Dec 2018 Alpaca farmer's top Wales craft award
TEXTILE designer Sian O'Doherty, who uses fleece from her herd of alpacas in her work, has won a top Welsh award.
Guacamoley - 10 Dec 2018 Group Of Alpacas Is Absolutely Fascinated By Hedgehog In Viral Video—And It's Cuteness Overload
Alpacas and hedgehogs: an unusual match made in heaven.
Home Textiles Today - 04 Dec 2018 Organization touts alpaca antimicrobial properties
Armed with recent laboratory testing, the Alpaca Owners Association (AOA) is ready to make its case.
Bloomberg - 10 Dec 2018 Meet Two Therapy Alpacas in Australia
Meet Ed Sheeran and Pancake: 2 therapy alpacas who visit patients at a hospital in Australia (Source: Bloomberg)
WVNS-TV - 04 Dec 2018 new cafe in Raleigh County ready for those with appetite and love for alpacas
Top Knot Coffee in Downtown Beckley is the second location open for owner, Daniel Harding. With another location in Oak Hill, Harding and his staff serve up ...
Blair Enterprise Publishing - 23 Nov 2018 Teamwork leads to rescue of alpacas in need
Kate Burleson isn't an alpaca expert, but when a Washington County Sheriff's Office deputy called her earlier this month needing help with a call about a ...
Independent.ie - 08 Dec 2018 VIDEO: Alpacas fascinated by a hedgehog
This little bunch of curious alpacas recently stumbled across a hedgehog seemingly for the first time and the the herd is absolutely fascinated by the prickly little ...
Rutland Herald - 24 Nov 2018 Maple View Farm Alpacas Holiday Open House | Print
Annual two-day holiday open house, where you can meet and learn about these gentle, intelligent fiber animals. *. Maple View Farm Alpacas hosts its annual ...
K-POP HERALD - 09 Dec 2018 Peruvian BTS fans adopt alpaca for Jin's birthday
Peruvian BTS fans planned the fluffiest birthday surprise for Jin, the band's eldest member who turned 26 on Dec. 4. They adopted an alpaca and named her ...
Western Producer - 06 Dec 2018 Alpacas make return to Agribition show ring
Daylin Shotter from Creekside Alpacas in Osage, Sask., waits his turn in the show ring with TGS Creekside's Echo, a two-year-old fawn-coloured huacaya ...
WDSU New Orleans - 21 Nov 2018 Welcome to New Orleans: Audubon Zoo welcomes new alpacas
In July, a jaguar escaped its exhibit, killing five alpacas, one emu and three foxes.
Middletown Press - 23 Nov 2018 New England Alpacas of Killingworth to open its doors to tours, arts demos
KILLINGWORTH — Members of the public are encouraged to get up close and personal with a fuzzy creature or two when New England Alpacas opens its ...
WBAY - 19 Nov 2018 Widow donates mural to hospital in honor of late husband
A mural was recently unveiled at ThedaCare Regional Medical Center-Appleton in honor of a man who battled several forms of cancer. The mural depicts many ...
Evening Telegraph - 04 Dec 2018 MYSTERY SOLVED: This is why an alpaca was walking on the streets of Dundee
The woolly creature, named Casper, stopped by a bakers in Mid Craigie as he took a break from a visit to a nearby community centre. The eight-year-old was ...
BBC News - 18 Nov 2018 Geronimo the alpaca: Judicial review to go ahead
Geronimo, who tested positive for bovine tuberculosis, could have his fate decided by the High Court.
Vancouver Is Awesome - 16 Nov 2018 This Metro Vancouver alpaca farm is too adorable for words
If your heart doesn't melt when you step foot on this Metro Vancouver alpaca farm, you may be made of stone. Indeed, these inquisitive, impossibly soft creatures ...
Sputnik International - 30 Nov 2018 Summit Host Argentina Gifts G20 Leaders With Local Alpaca Scarves, Mendoza Wine
BUENOS AIRES (Sputnik) - The leaders of the G20 countries, who will have to make difficult discussions about the rules of international trade over the next two ...
NEWS.com.au - 14 Nov 2018 McDonald’s sends Burger Urge legal threat over Big Pac alpaca burger
A small burger chain based in Brisbane says they're under attack from one of the biggest fast food chains in the world — McDonald's.
NOLA.com - 20 Nov 2018 Alpacas return to the Audubon Zoo
The return of the alpacas to the Audubon Zoo is bittersweet, coming nearly five months after a male jaguar named Valerio escaped his enclosure at the zoo ...
The Sydney Morning Herald - 07 Dec 2018 Gypsy Jokers clubhouse declared 'restricted premises' after court hears alpaca allegations
NSW Police have won a battle in the Supreme Court to have restrictions placed on a Gypsy Joker bikie clubhouse, where club members allegedly had sexual ...
WSYR - 04 Dec 2018 Six fire departments called to tackle large barn fire in Oswego County
Multiple fire departments were called early Tuesday morning when a barn in Sandy Creek was swallowed by flames.
Bristol Post - 19 Nov 2018 Alpaca with TB facing death row case to go to High Court
Geronimo was ordered to be put down by the government after testing positive for bovine tuberculosis (bTB)
Thesummervillenews - 20 Nov 2018 Alpacas Giving Out Christmas Kisses
A Trion-area alpaca farm is hosting a Christmas open house on Dec. 1 and 2 from 10:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. at 1570 Halls Valley Road. “Come experience a full ...
Timaru Herald - 18 Nov 2018 Alpaca crowned most exotic animal at Blessing of the Animals church service
Enterprise the alpaca was the most striking member of the congregation at a Timaru church *service*.
Red Bluff Daily News - 23 Nov 2018 Dogs still at large after attacking alpacas
RED BLUFF — In late October, Patty Walter's alpaca farm on Trinity Avenue was ravaged by what is believed to be a pair of large canines. The initial attack left ...
DiscoverMooseJaw.com - 21 Nov 2018 Canadian Western Agribition Welcomes Alpaca's
The Alpaca's were a big hit at Canadian Western Agribition. Carol Poole has Tiger Lily Ranch at Edam and Chaired the Saskatchewan Premier Alpaca Halter ...
Fox News - 24 Sep 2018 Alpaca caught on video chasing after cougar to save her baby
An alpaca wasn't letting anyone snatch her baby for a meal.
Mountain Mail Newspaper - 20 Nov 2018 Visitors meet alpacas at Hallmark Ranch | News
The Reininger family welcomed visitors to their ranch Saturday, offering them the opportunity to meet some alpacas and learn about the animals during the ...
Otago Daily Times - 21 Nov 2018 Blessed are the sheep, alpaca, and all God's creatures in Timaru
The animals were invited and they came - in cages, on leads and clasped firmly in arms. Fourteen dogs, one cat, a guinea pig, a hen and an alpaca attended the ...
KCET - 20 Aug 2018 Where to Meet Alpacas in SoCal
Want to make an alpaca BFF? Check out these five SoCal ranches for your chance!
WKRC TV Cincinnati - 27 Sep 2018 2 Point Farm to celebrate National Alpaca Farm Day
DRY RIDGE, Ky. (WKRC) - September 29 is National Alpaca Farm Day, and it's dedicated to learning about the animals. Many alpaca owners are opening their ...
WDBJ7 - 27 Jul 2018 Hometown Adventures: Alpaca Farm
In our latest Hometown Adventure, Caitlin Francis takes us on a tour of Alpacas of Smith Mountain Lake Farm!
CBS Los Angeles - 13 Nov 2018 2 Alpacas Found Penned Up Rescued By Malibu Neighbors
The couple who found them penned up with six other alpacas that had died says they will adopt the two survivors. Peter Daut reports.
Aspen Times - 10 Dec 2018 Business Monday: An Aspen corner store with Peruvian flair
Annie Hurlbut and her mother, Biddy, started their Peruvian clothing business on a modest scale and with an eye for fashion in 1976.Thousands of mail-order ...
GBTIMES - 15 Nov 2018 681 alpacas from Australia arrive in central China
A total of 681 alpacas have landed at Xinzheng International Airport in Zhengzhou, the capital of central China's Henan Province, from Melbourne, Australia.
WRCB-TV - 24 Sep 2018 National Alpaca Farm Day
TMMA Farms is a full working alpaca farm located in Trion, Georgia. This week they are getting ready for National Alpaca Farm Day. TMMA had been located in ...
WISH-TV - 20 Sep 2018 Local farmer finds success raising alpacas
Why is there an alpaca in the Indy Style studio? The real question is why would there not be an alpaca in the Indy Style studio this morning?! Lori Lovely, owner ...
KXAN.com - 25 Sep 2018 One tough mama, alpaca fights off cougar attacking its baby
The owners of a Washington state alpaca farm are crediting a feisty mother alpaca for saving her 1-week-old baby from the mouth of a cougar.
BBC News - 08 Aug 2018 Alpaca Geronimo could become bovine tuberculosis test case
The fate of an alpaca on a South Gloucestershire farm could become a test case for the control of turberculosis in the breed. The Department for the Environment ...
WDSU New Orleans - 05 Oct 2018 Families meet and greet fluffy friends at alpaca farm
The 10-year-old farm takes care of more than two dozen alpacas that love getting treats from the kids who visit them.
The Columbian - 30 Sep 2018 La Center farm celebrates all things alpaca
LA CENTER — Like many of the 4-H kids at his farm over the weekend, Richard Cruanas of La Finca Alpaca Farm got into raising alpacas through a friend.
Fox News - 20 Aug 2018 Florida alpaca dies after 'overindulging' in Doritos, peanuts
The animal hospital worked for 36 hours to try and save the alpaca.
Blair Enterprise Publishing - 18 Sep 2018 Fort Calhoun farm to host event for National Alpaca Day
They can be pets. Their fur can be worn. They are brown, white, black and more. National Alpaca Day is Sept. 29 and Fort Calhoun's Alpacas of the Heartland ...
Bristol Herald Courier - 14 Oct 2018 College for Older Adults program tours Virginia alpaca farm
MEADOWVIEW, Va. — Nearly 20 participants from the College for Older Adults program at the Southwest Virginia Higher Education Center were recently ...
NPR - 14 Sep 2018 Baby Alpaca In The Kitchen: Waiting For Florence On The Farm
As Hurricane Florence hits North Carolina, Amanda McKee's only concern is for her animals at 1870 Farm outside Chapel Hill.
Effingham Daily News - 27 Jul 2018 Toledo farm home to alpacas | 2018 Farm Fair
Hidden by trailers, barns and classic cars near Toledo is a group of gangly animals that serve as friends and a source of fleece.
Colorado Springs Gazette - 17 Nov 2018 13 things to do this weekend around Colorado Springs: Seven Falls lights, track wildlife, Christkindl, alpacas
Here's what's going around in and around Colorado Springs this weekend, including Skate in the Park, the Holiday Apaca Extravaganza and Seven Falls Winter ...
WKRN News 2 - 14 Jul 2018 Alpaca owners gather for conference in Lebanon
Alpaca owners from across the country are meeting in Lebanon and Gallatin this weekend.
Brainerd Dispatch - 26 Sep 2018 Visit two local alpaca farms Sept. 29-30
The annual National Alpaca Farm Days are coming to local alpaca farms in rural Backus and Jenkins. Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 29-30, alpaca owners across ...
Scottsbluff Star Herald - 29 Sep 2018 Alpaca farm shows off its animals, wares
FORT CALHOUN, Neb. — Four-year-old Rainey Daugherty has a thing for llamas.
Bangor Daily News - 22 Sep 2018 Need a reason to smile? Go find an alpaca to watch
As far as Anne Gobes is concerned, nothing can brighten a day as much as gazing at a herd of alpacas. “It's really what pleases and excites me about having ...
Yakima Herald-Republic - 22 Jun 2018 Uber Alpaca Farm
I didn't know this. Alpaca are part of the camel family, called camelids. When you think about camels, you generally picture the one or two-humped variety, slowly ...
Idaho Press-Tribune - 24 Aug 2018 Emmett alpaca breeder sweeps Western Idaho Fair
GARDEN CITY —Sisters Mariah and Sarah Cobb paced around their alpaca exhibit at the Western Idaho Fair, happily answering questions and sharing their ...
Tribune-Review - 17 Aug 2018 Newborn alpaca makes debut on Westmoreland Fair's first day
Copper may not win any ribbons at this year's Westmoreland Fair, but she delivered something more precious for her owners. At 4:45 p.m. Friday , less than an ...
Martha's Vineyard News - 25 Jun 2018 Martha's Vineyard News | Alpaca Yoga Arrives - The Vineyard Gazette
Last year goat yoga came to Chilmark. This year make way for sun salutations with even bigger farm animals as alpaca yoga begins in Oak Bluffs.
Live Science - 28 Mar 2018 Dear Alpaca Thieves, Please Return This Alpaca's Missing Brother
Alpaca thieves of New Zealand, please return Bambi's alpaca brother Charisma. Bambi the Kiwi alpaca is blind, and according to the Rodney Times "relies ...
High Plains Journal - 16 Sep 2018 Oklahoma farms ready for National Alpaca Farm Days
Oklahoma alpaca farms are opening their gates Sept. 29 to 30 to welcome visitors for National Alpaca Farm Days.
WDBJ7 - 26 Sep 2018 Rockbridge alpaca farm celebrates National Alpaca Farm Day
ROCKBRIDGE COUNTY (WDBJ7) At first you might think it's cattle grazing out in the field. Until one of those fuzzy heads pops up. “We started with four animals ...
BBC News - 31 Aug 2018 Judicial review sought to save Geronimo the alpaca
His owner has refused a government order to cull the animal.
The Boston Globe - 15 Jun 2018 Running an alpaca ranch is almost too cute
Time for an adventure? Alpaca my bags. As the owner of an alpaca ranch, Matthew Varrell has heard that joke — and a few others — before. Alpacas are ...
KAGSTV.com - 08 Aug 2018 Alpaca Farmers say the animals changed their lives
Donna and Alex Lamarche never thought they'd own a farm, much less own a herd of alpacas but after their son Michael Lamarche suffered permanent brain ...
Southwest Virginia Today - 11 Oct 2018 College for Older Adults program tours alpaca farm
MEADOWVIEW, Va. — Alpacas were a big hit last weekend in Meadowview.Nearly 20 participants from the College for Older Adults program at the Southwest ...
FirstCoastNews.com WTLV-WJXX - 20 Aug 2018 Baby alpaca dies in Clay County after being fed junk food
A baby alpaca is dead after someone put a feast of junk food in its pen. Apparently, the culprit has been warned several times before to stop. Sarah Cribbins ...