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8 09, 2017

What are llamas? South American animals

By |2018-04-12T08:53:21-07:00September 8th, 2017|Environment, South America|0 Comments

A llama in Bolivia Llamas evolved from camels. Camels evolved in North America about 45 million years ago. They lived in the Rocky Mountains and all across the southern part of North America. While they were still in North America, some camels evolved into llamas. Llamas spread from there south into South America about 3 million years ago. [...]

25 06, 2017

Where are the Andes Mountains? South America

By |2019-01-26T13:17:39-07:00June 25th, 2017|Geology, South America|1 Comment

The Andes mountains run down the Pacific side of South America When did the Andes form? About 199 million years ago, near the beginning of the Jurassic period, was the time of the dinosaurs. That's when the supercontinent of Pangaea broke up and the pieces began to float away from each other. The [...]

12 06, 2017

Where do camels come from?

By |2019-02-26T21:23:41-07:00June 12th, 2017|Central Asia, Economy|0 Comments

History of camels: A group of camels North American wild camels Wild camels first originated in North America. Before the last Ice Age, they spread from North America to East Asia. From East Asia, camels reached Central Asia and Iran and Arabia. What about horses? How about donkeys? Evolution of mammals Other camels moved [...]