Vicuña's Chacco

Category: Travel Portraits


Photo and caption by Moises Cavero

Chacco is an ancient hunting method practiced by Andean people in Peru. Dozens of people walked in a ine carrying ropes decorated with color flags to caught these animals into a temporary shed. Vicuñas' wool is the finest in the world, and that's why local communities sell this wool to get money. After shearing the wool of vicuñas, they released them to the wild.

Location: Santa Rosa de Tambo, Peru


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