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Monday, May 9th, 2011
Photo by Mark Pummell
Five-foot fences corral two of the Suri alpacas that are raised and bred at Coldwater Creek Alpacas, located on Younger Road. The animal feed on pasture grass and their characteristic jumping is called "pronking."
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They hum, eat little, and love companionship, and their fleece is as valued as cashmere. The alpaca is an unusual and wonderful animal, say Mary and Norm Zahn, who founded Mercer County's first alpaca farm, Coldwater Creek Alpa . . .
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