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On Wednesday 16 July 2003 10:03 pm, David Barrow wrote:
> 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
>
Horses originally didnīt carry adult humans either. Part of the reason
Egyptian pharaohs and Homeric heroes used chariots was the horses were
small.
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Elyse Grasso

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