Dead Andean hairy armadillos (Chaetophractus nationi) for sale on stall, Alasitas festival, Puno, Peru
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, shamans often use them during rituals as they are believed to bring good luck.
Photograph ID: PeruAlasitas2014D22
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Published in: Alasitas Festival Puno