This Must Be A First: Alpacas Blessed In Nation’s Capital

This Must Be A First: Alpacas Blessed In Nation’s Capital

By Jessie Rack

Peru brought its tradition of praying for alpacas to the U.S. this year. And there’s good reason to wish the animals well. Their fiber is softer and warmer than wool.

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