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Llama antibodies may hold the key to a universal flu vaccine

Besides their soulful eyes, long, graceful necks and beautiful coats, llamas have another feature that is far less appreciated. Llamas make an array of immune system antibodies so tiny, they can fit into the crevices on the surface of invading viruses.

Ali the camel on the lam (again) from Norway circus (Video)

This is apparently the second time in two days that Ali the camel has escaped from the traveling Circus Arnardo. He was discovered by locals, grazing peacefully next to a public highway in Stjørdal.

Llamas went on the lam in Oslo, Norway (Video)

Oslo - Three llamas had some fun in central Oslo on Thursday. They escaped from a circus in Tøyenparken and toured the smartest part of town for a while before being recaptured.

Photo Essay: Lots of fun at the farm Special

London Colney - Willows Farm is located in leafy Hertfordshire, a county in England. The farm is aimed at children and attracts hundreds of visitors each day. This Easter the Digital Journal paid a visit.

Volcanoes, lagoons, monks and cathedrals in the high Andes Special

Antofagasta - Among the most interesting expeditions to the Andes Mountain range is the trip to the “Salar de Tara” (Tara Salt-flats). The amazing scenery includes towering volcanoes, beautiful lagoons, incredible rock formations, and varied wildlife.

Photo Essay: Llamas — Legacy of the Incas in the Andean highlands Special

Llamas are Andean mammals related to camels and dromedaries. Llamas were first domesticated about 5,000 years ago by the Incas of the Peruvian highlands and they are still bred by the people of the Andes for their meat, wool and as beasts of burden.

Photos: Escaped llamas run loose in Somerset

The photos show a pair of llamas that escaped from a property in Henstridge, Somerset by eating their way through the hedge surrounding their enclosure.
 

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At the second annual Family Day festival at the Beaches area in downtow Toronto  hundreds of familie...
At the second annual Family Day festival at the Beaches area in downtow Toronto, hundreds of families and thousands of people enjoyed the sights of animals from around the world and the sounds of little dogs giving tricks.
Three llamas escaped from a circus in Oslo and toured the town.
Three llamas escaped from a circus in Oslo and toured the town.
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At the second annual Family Day festival at the Beaches area in downtow Toronto  hundreds of familie...
At the second annual Family Day festival at the Beaches area in downtow Toronto, hundreds of families and thousands of people enjoyed the sights of animals from around the world and the sounds of little dogs giving tricks.
A llama and her baby. Baby llamas are called “crias”. Llamas produce small volumes of milk at a ...
A llama and her baby. Baby llamas are called “crias”. Llamas produce small volumes of milk at a time, thus crias must suckle frequently to obtain enough nourishment.
At the second annual Family Day festival at the Beaches area in downtow Toronto  hundreds of familie...
At the second annual Family Day festival at the Beaches area in downtow Toronto, hundreds of families and thousands of people enjoyed the sights of animals from around the world and the sounds of little dogs giving tricks.
At the second annual Family Day festival at the Beaches area in downtow Toronto  hundreds of familie...
At the second annual Family Day festival at the Beaches area in downtow Toronto, hundreds of families and thousands of people enjoyed the sights of animals from around the world and the sounds of little dogs giving tricks.
At the second annual Family Day festival at the Beaches area in downtow Toronto  hundreds of familie...
At the second annual Family Day festival at the Beaches area in downtow Toronto, hundreds of families and thousands of people enjoyed the sights of animals from around the world and the sounds of little dogs giving tricks.
At the second annual Family Day festival at the Beaches area in downtow Toronto  hundreds of familie...
At the second annual Family Day festival at the Beaches area in downtow Toronto, hundreds of families and thousands of people enjoyed the sights of animals from around the world and the sounds of little dogs giving tricks.
Llamas are able to function normally at a low level of hydration. They are capable of going for exte...
Llamas are able to function normally at a low level of hydration. They are capable of going for extended periods (several days) without water. This is an adaptation to the arid climate where they live.
A group of llamas foraging on the shores of a salt lagoon at about 4 500 meters above sea level. Lar...
A group of llamas foraging on the shores of a salt lagoon at about 4,500 meters above sea level. Large numbers of flamingos can also be seen feeding in the lagoon.
Pair of llamas run amok in Somerset
Pair of llamas run amok in Somerset
Tony Collins/BNPS
At the second annual Family Day festival at the Beaches area in downtow Toronto  hundreds of familie...
At the second annual Family Day festival at the Beaches area in downtow Toronto, hundreds of families and thousands of people enjoyed the sights of animals from around the world and the sounds of little dogs giving tricks.
At the second annual Family Day festival at the Beaches area in downtow Toronto  hundreds of familie...
At the second annual Family Day festival at the Beaches area in downtow Toronto, hundreds of families and thousands of people enjoyed the sights of animals from around the world and the sounds of little dogs giving tricks.
At the second annual Family Day festival at the Beaches area in downtow Toronto  hundreds of familie...
At the second annual Family Day festival at the Beaches area in downtow Toronto, hundreds of families and thousands of people enjoyed the sights of animals from around the world and the sounds of little dogs giving tricks.
At the second annual Family Day festival at the Beaches area in downtow Toronto  hundreds of familie...
At the second annual Family Day festival at the Beaches area in downtow Toronto, hundreds of families and thousands of people enjoyed the sights of animals from around the world and the sounds of little dogs giving tricks.
Pair of Llamas run loose in Somerset
Pair of Llamas run loose in Somerset
Tony Collins/BNPS
A herd of llamas forages on pastures in the high Andes  near the border of Chile and Bolivia. In the...
A herd of llamas forages on pastures in the high Andes, near the border of Chile and Bolivia. In the background is the 5,920-meter-high Licancabur Volcano, which the Incas called "The Mountain of the People".
At the second annual Family Day festival at the Beaches area in downtow Toronto  hundreds of familie...
At the second annual Family Day festival at the Beaches area in downtow Toronto, hundreds of families and thousands of people enjoyed the sights of animals from around the world and the sounds of little dogs giving tricks.
At the second annual Family Day festival at the Beaches area in downtow Toronto  hundreds of familie...
At the second annual Family Day festival at the Beaches area in downtow Toronto, hundreds of families and thousands of people enjoyed the sights of animals from around the world and the sounds of little dogs giving tricks.
At the second annual Family Day festival at the Beaches area in downtow Toronto  hundreds of familie...
At the second annual Family Day festival at the Beaches area in downtow Toronto, hundreds of families and thousands of people enjoyed the sights of animals from around the world and the sounds of little dogs giving tricks.

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