Masked Achachi morenada dancer holding rattle made from an Andean hairy armadillo, Oruro Carnival, Bolivia
The Andean hairy armadillo (Chaetophractus nationi) is found in the dry altiplano regions of Bolivia and northern Chile, possibly also in southern Peru and northern Argentina. It is an endangered species, its use for making rattles, charangos etc for festivals is now prohibited.
Photograph ID: OruroCarnival2011D363
Copyright: James Brunker, Magical Andes Photography 2011
Model Release: No
Property Release: No
Photograph size: 20.1 Mpixels (57.4 MB uncompressed) - 3657x5486 pixels (12.1x18.2 in / 31.0x46.4 cm at 300 ppi)
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