Kusillo figure taking part in parades at Gran Poder festival, La Paz, Bolivia
Kusillos were traditionally mischievous characters in Bolivian folklore who were part devil, part monkey. They regularly take part in festivals in the highlands, accompanying a variety of traditional dances. They also often play pranks on spectators.
Photograph ID: GranPoder2015D160
Photo © James Brunker, Magical Andes Photography 2015
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Photograph size: 20.4 Mpixels (58.4 MB uncompressed) - 5532x3688 pixels (18.4x12.2 in / 46.8x31.2 cm at 300 ppi)
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