The vicuna is the smallest member of the camel family. On average, adult vicunas are about 5 feet tall with a long neck and cleft upper lip designed for grasping at grasses. It has a thick, insulating cinnamon-colored coat with a white chest bib. They live in the grasslands of the Andes Mountains in the South American countries of Peru, Bolivia, Chile and Argentina. The primary threat to the vicuna is illegal hunting.
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