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John Cowan wrote:

> 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.

Llamas are not very strong animals compared to horses and their kin. The Incas did
not use them to carry adult humans, nor do the Indians today.


David Barrow