August 19, 2007
A young alpaca rests in the shade on Carol Collins' ranch near Stagecoach on Thursday afternoon. Alpacas are raised for their fleece which is shaved annually to make fibers for clothing and several other applications.
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Although he doesn't have a name yet, Carol and Ken Collins are leaning toward "Punto."