Updated on 12 January 2021

Common name
: Vicugna, Vicuña
Scientific name: Vicugna vicugna
Distribution: Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Peru
CITES listing: Appendix I (01/07/75), except certain populations of Argentina (18/09/97) and Chile (22/10/87), and the populations of Bolivia (13/02/03) and Peru (16/02/95) under specific conditions (see the Appendices)
See also: Resolution Conf. 11.6 (Rev. CoP13)
Photo: © Heinz Plenge/Foto Natur (

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