Peru Vicuna Shearing Festival Photo Gallery

Vicunas are herded into a catch pen as men dressed as Inca servants standby to capture the animals for their shearing during the national “Chaccu,” or annual roundup of vicunas, at the Pampa Galeras National Reserve, in the Peruvian state of Ayacucho, Wednesday, June 24, 2015. Once extinct, Peru’s vicuna population has risen aided by a combination of conservation measures, regulations and economic incentives for highland villagers to shear wool without killing the animals and the regulation of markets for the product. (AP Photo/Sebastian Castaneda)

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