Apparently they regarded it as unlucky to kill a llama, and none happened to die at the right time.
Curiously enough, in the two years which I have spent in the Peruvian highlands I have never seen a llama so attack a single human being.
The menagerie included a dozen llamas, whose supercilious expression, inoffensive looks, and small sizethey are only three feet high at the shoulder tempted some little urchins to tease them.
We found that the Indians kept a few llamas.
We saw horses, cattle, and sheep in abundance where the Incas must have pastured their llamas and alpacas.