alpacas

     
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The following are film clips of the birth a cria.  Warning - the film footage can be considered by some to be very graphic.  

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Film clips done by Francisco Montes!
   
Clip 1: The birthing process begins.
Clip 2: The baby's head is exposed while other alpacas curiously await the pending arrival.
Clip 3: Continuation of the birthing process.
Clip 4: Head and front legs are exposed.
Clip 5: A trying time for both mother and baby.
Clip 6: Newborn is being attended to by both mother and human.
Clip 7: Mother attends to her baby and the bonding process begins.
   
 


Alpacas By The Sea
P. O. Box 371628
1162 Tamarind St.
Montara, CA 94037
(650) 728-LUCK
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