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Thomas R. Wier scripsit:

> An additional difficulty is that llamas are quite difficult to breed;
> they cannot be kept indoors, for example, or anywhere near humans.
> This impedes their use as beasts of burden, even after domestication.

In addition, they can carry loads but not pull them, IIRC.

> (Read _Guns, Germs and Steel_ by Jarod Diamond for great discussion
> of these issues.)

+1

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