Friday, October 31, 2008

The Incas and Domestic Animals

Not only were the Incas remarkable for domesticating plants, they also showed great skill in domesticating animals. In the Andes is a little rodent, called cuy. It is extremely timid and difficult to catch. We call it a guinea pig although it never came from Guinea and is not a pig. The alpaca, vicuna, Inca dog.

The Incas and Domestic Animals.
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