Category Archives: Cria

Baby fits in

The new baby is becoming a member of the group. The others show a careful interest, and Elif is watchfully protective.
Elif may be a new mother, but that doesn’t mean that she changes in every respect. As always, she eagerly … Continue reading

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Wet Wet Wet

Well, Elif certainly chose a good day for the birth. It was very possibly the last warm day of the year!
Towards the end of the lovely sunny Monday that was baby’s birthday, the clouds began to gather, and Simon broke … Continue reading

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First Steps . . . . . The Video

Press the ‘Play’ button above to see some video. It could take a while to load, so be patient. It’s just a rough cut – no commentary or fancy editing!

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First Steps

Just like pots that don’t boil, watched llamas don’t give birth. You can spend hours at a time studying the moment to moment activities of a pregnant llama, searching vainly for any signs of an impending delivery, and then just … Continue reading

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Some baby pictures

A few more cria pictures on our Picasa site

Enjoy!

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A baby at last!

After weeks and weeks of wondering where Elif’s baby had got to . . . . Is she really pregnant or just getting amazingly fat? . . . . . This morning, without fuss, she gave birth to … Continue reading

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