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Acebes P., Traba J, Malo JE, Ovejero R, Borghi CE (2010) Density and habitat use at different spatial scales of a guanaco population (Lama guanicoe) in the Monte desert of Argentina. Mammalia 74: 57–62.

Acebes, P.,  Traba, J. and Malo J. E. 2012. Co-occurrence and potential for competition between wild and domestic large herbivores in a South American desert. Journal of Arid Environments 77: 39-44.

Arzamendia, Y., Cassini, M., Vilá, B., 2006. Habitat use by vicuñas, Vicugna vicugna, in Laguna Pozuelos Reserve (Jujuy, Argentina). Oryx, 40 (2), 198-203.

Armendiza, Y., Vila, B. 2014. Vicugna habitat use and interactions with domestic ungulates in Jujuy, Northwest Argentina. Mammalia. DOI: 10.1515/mammalia-2013-0135.

Arzamendia, Y., Bonacic, C., Vilá, B. 2010. Behavioural and physiological consequences of capture for shearing of vicuñas in Argentina. Applied Animal Behaviour Science, 125: 163-170.

Arzamendia, Y., Neder, L.E., Marcoppido, G., Ortiz, F., Arce, M., Lamas, H.E., and B.L.Vilá. 2012. Effect of the prevalence of ectoparasites in the behavioral patterns of wild vicuñas (Vicugna vicugna). Journal of Camelid Science 5:105-117.

Baldi R., Albon S.D. and Elston D. 2001. Guanacos and sheep: evidence for continuing competition in arid Patagonia. Oecologia, 129: 561-570.

Baldi R., Pelliza-Sbriller A., Elston D. and S.D.Albon 2004. High potential for competition between guanacos and sheep in Patagonia. Journal of Wildlife Management, 68(4): 924-938.

Baldi, R., Campagna, C., Saba, S., 1997. Abundancia y distribución del guanaco (Lama guanicoe) en el NE del Chubut, Patagonia Argentina. Mastozoología Neotropical, 4(1), 5-15.

Baldi R., Novaro A., Funes M., Walker S., Ferrando P., Failla M. and Carmanchahi P. 2010. Guanaco management in Patagonian rangelands: a conservation opportunity on the brink of collapse. Pp 266-290. In: (Johan du Toit, Richard Kock and James Deutsch eds.) Wild rangelands. Conserving wildlife while maintaining livestock in semi-arid ecosystems. 424 pp. Blackwell Publishing, Oxford.

Bank, M. S., Franklin, W. L. and Sarno, R. J. 2000. Assessing the effect of radiocollars on juvenile guanaco survival. Oecologia 124: 232-234.

Beldomenico P.M., Uhart M., Bono M.F., Marull C., Baldi R., and Peralta J.L. 2003. Internal parasites of free-ranging guanacos from Patagonia. Veterinary Parasitology, 118: 71-77.

Benítez, V., Borgnia, M., Cassini, M.H. 2006. Ecología nutricional de la vicuña (Vicugna vicugna): un caso de estudio en la Reserva Laguna Blanca, Catamarca. En: Investigación, conservación y manejo de vicuñas. B Vilá ed. – Proyecto MACS.

Borgnia, M., Vilá, B.L., Cassini, M.H. 2008 Interaction between wild camelids and livestock in an Andean semi-desert.  Journal of Arid Environment 72: 2150-2158.

Borgnia, M., Vilá, B.L., Cassini, M.H. 2010. Foraging ecology of vicuña, Vicugna vicugna, in dry Puna of Argentina. Small Ruminant Research, 88: 44-53.

Carmanchahi P, R. Ovejero, Marull C, G. C. López, N. Schroeder, G. A. Jahn, A. J. Novaro,  G. M. Somoza. 2011. Physiological respose of wild guanacos to capture for life shearing. Wildlife Research, 38, 61–68

Carmanchahi, P., Schroeder, N., Bolgeri, M., Taraborelli, P., Ovejero, R., Gregorio, P., Moreno, P., Novaro, A. 2014. Live-shearing effects on population parameters and movements in sedentary and migratory populations of guanacos. ORYX. DOI: 10.1017/S0030605314000027.

Franklin, W.L. 1974. The social behavior of the vicuña. Pages 447-487 in V. Geist and F. Walther, editors. The behavior of ungulates and its relation to management. IUCN, Morges.

Franklin, W.L.  1979.  Territorial marking behavior by the South American vicuña.  Pages 53-66 in C. Muller-Schwarze and R.M. Silverstein (eds.). Chemical signals: vertebrates and aquatic invertebrates. Plenum Press, NY.

Franklin, W.L.  1982.  Biology, ecology, and relationship of man to the South American camelids. Pp. 457-487 in M.A. Mares & H.H. Genoways (Eds.). Mammalian biology in South America. Pymatuning  Laboratory of Ecology, Univ. of Pittsburg,  Spec. Publ. Series Vol. 6.  539 pp.

Franklin, W.L.  1983. Contrasting socioecologies of South American wild camelids:  the vicuña and the guanaco.  Pp. 573-629 in J.F. Eisenberg and D.G. Kleiman (Eds.).  Advances in the study of mammalian behavior.  Spec.  Publ.  Am. Soc. of Mammals.  No. 7.  753pp.

Franklin, W.L. and M. A. Fritz. 1991. Sustained harvesting of the Patagonia guanaco: Is it possible or too late?  Pp 317-336 in Neotropical wildlife use and conservation (K. Redford and J. Robinson eds.). University of Chicago Press, Chicago, Illinois. 

Franklin, W.L. and W.E. Johnson. 1994.  Hand capture of newborn open-habitat ungulates: the South American guanaco. Wildlife Society Bulletin, 22:253-259.

Franklin, W.L., F.M. Bas, C.F. Bonacic, C.P Cunazza, and V.N. Soto. 1997. Striving to manage Patagonia guanacos for sustained use in the grazing agroecosystems of southern Chile.  Wildlife Society Bulletin 25:65-73. 

Franklin, W.L., Johnson W.E., Sarno R.J. and Iriarte, J.A. 1999. Ecology of the Patagonia puma Felis concolor patagonica in southern Chile. Biological conservation 90: 33-40.

Gimpel J. Bonacic C. 2006. Manejo sostenible de la vicuña bajo estandares de bienestar animal. Cap 9, pp 113-132. En: Vilá B. ed. Investigación Cosnervacion y Manejo de Vicuñas. Ed por poryecto MACS. Buenos Aires. Argentina. 208 pp.

González, B. A., Palma, R. E., Zapata, B., y J. C. Marín. 2006. Taxonomic and biogeographic status of guanaco Lama guanicoe (Artiodactyla, Camelidae). Mammal Review 36 (2): 157-178.

González, B., Bas, F., Tala C., y A. Iriarte (eds.). 2000. Manejo sustentable de la vicuña y el guanaco. Servicio Agrícola y Ganadero, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, Fundación para la Innovación Agraria, Santiago, Chile.

Iranzo, E., Traba, J., Acebes, P., González, B.A., Mata, C., Estades, C.F. and J.E. Malo. 2013. Habitat segregation between wild and domestic herbivores in Chilean Patagonia. PloS One 8(3): e59326.

Kadwell M., Fernandez M., Stanley H., Baldi R., Wheeler J.C., Rosadio R. and Bruford M. 2001. Genetic analysis reveals the wild ancestors of the llama and alpaca. Proceedings of the Royal Society, 268: 2575-2584.

Lichtenstein, G. 2006. Manejo de vicuñas en cautiverio: El modelo del CEA INTA Abrapampa. En: Bibiana Vila (Ed.). Investigación, conservacion y manejo de vicuñas, pp. 133-146. Proyecto MACS, Universidad Nacional de Lujan.

Lichtenstein, G. y B. M. Vila. 2003. Vicuna use by Andean communities: an overview. Mountain Research and Development, Vol 23, N 2, 198-202.

Lichtenstein, G., Oribe, F., Grieg-Gran, M, y S. Mazzucchelli. 2002. Evaluación de la sustentabilidad del manejo comunitario de vicuñas en Perú. Serie Evaluating Edén: Biodiversity Group, IIED-UK.

Lichtenstein, G y N. Renaudeau d´Arc. 2008. Retórica y praxis de la participación local en los proyectos de manejo de vicuñas. Cuadernos XXI del Instituto de Antropología y Pensamiento Latinoamericano (21) 133-141.

Lichtenstein, G. 2010. Vicuña conservation and poverty alleviation? Andean communities and international fibre markets. International Journal of the Commons. Vol 4 (1): 100-121.

Lichtenstein. G.2010.  Comunidades locales, recursos naturales y mercado global. Desenvolvimento e Meio Ambiente N 21: 15-26.

Lichtenstein, G. 2010. Comercialización de fibra de vicuña en los países andinos, hacia una estrategia conjunta. Informe de consultoria encomendando por CONAF Arica Parinacota/FAO.

Malo JE, Acebes P, Giannoni SM, Traba J (2011) Feral livestock threatens landscapes dominated by columnar cacti. Acta Oecologica 37: 249-255.

Malo, J. E., Acebes, P. and Traba, J. 2011. Measuring ungulate tolerance to human
with flight distance: a reliable visitor management tool? Biodiversity and Conservation 20: 3477-3488.

Marcoppido, G., Parreño, V., Vilá, B. 2010. Antibodies to Pathogenic Livestock Viruses in a Wild Vicuña (Vicugna vicugna) Population in the Argentinean Andean Altiplano. Journal of Wildlife Diseases, 46 (2): 608–614.

Marin JC, Angel E. Spotorno, Benito A. Gonzalez, Cristian Bonacic, Jane C. Wheeler, Ciara Casey, Michael Bruford, R. Eduardo Palma & Elie Poulin. 2008. Mitochondrial DNA variation and systematics of the guanaco (Lama guanicoe, ARTIODACTYLA: CAMELIDAE) Journal of Mammalogy 89 (2): 269-281.

Marin JC, Beatriz Zapata, Benito A. Gonzalez, Cristian Bonacic, Jane C. Wheeler, Ciara Casey, Michael Bruford, R. Eduardo Palma, Elie Poulin, M. Angelica Alliende & Angel E. Spotorno. 2007. Sistemática, taxonomía y domesticación de alpacas y llamas: nueva evidencia cromosómica y molecular. Revista Chilena de Historia Natural 80: 121-140.

Marin JC, CS Casey, M Kadwell, K Yaya, D Hoces, J Olazabal, R Rosadio, J Rodriguez, A Spotorno, MW Bruford and JC Wheeler. 2007. Mitochondrial phylogeography and demographic history of the Vicuña: implications for conservation. Heredity 99: 70-80.

Marin, J. C., Zapata, B., González, B. A., Bonacic, C., Wheeler, C., Casey, C., Bruford, M., Palma, E., Poulin, E., Alliende, M. A., y A. E. Spotorno. 2007. Sistemática, taxonomía y domesticación de alpacas y llamas: nueva evidencia cromosómica y molecular. Revista Chilena de Historia Natural 80 (2): 121-140.

Maturrano, L, Aguilar J.M., Krüger P., Chávez J., Rosadio, R. and Wheeler, J.C. 2012. Optimización de una técnica para la extracción de ADN de heces de vicuña (Vicugna vicugna mensalis). Rev Inv Vet Perú 23 (3): 369-376.

Montes MC, Carmanchahi PD, Rey A, Funes MC (2006) Live shearing free-ranging guanacos (Lama guanicoe) in Patagonia for sustainable use. Journal of Arid Environment 64(4):616-625.

Moraga, C.A., Funes, M.C., Pizarro, C., Briceño, C., Novaro, A.J. 2014. Effects of livestock on guanaco Lama guanicoe density, movements and habitat selection in a forest–grassland mosaic in Tierra del Fuego, Chile. Oryx. DOI: 10.1017/S0030605312001238.

Ovejero RJA, Acebes P, Malo JE, Traba J, Mosca Torres ME, Borghi CE (2011) Lack of feral livestock interference with native guanaco during the dry season in a South American desert. Eur J Wildl Res, DOI 10.1007/s10344-011-0511-4.

Radovani, N.I., Funes, M.C., Walker, S, Gader, R., Novaro, A.J. 2014. Guanaco Lama guanicoe numbers plummet in an area subject to poaching from oil-exploration trails in Patagonia. Oryx. DOI: 10.1017/S0030605312001226

Renaudeau d’Arc N (2006) Comunidades manejadoras de vicuña en silvestría: Estudio de casos en Bolivia. En: Vilá B (Ed.) Investigación, Conservación y Manejo de Vicuñas, pp. 165-174. Proyecto MACS, Universidad Nacional de Luján.

Rey A, Novaro AJ y ML Guichón. Guanaco (Lama guanicoe) mortality by entanglement in wire fences. 2012. Journal for Nature Conservation 20:280-283.

Rey, A., Novaro, A.J., Sahores, M., Guichón, M.L. 2012. Demographic effects of live shearing on a guanaco population. Small Ruminant Research 107:92-100.

Risco-Castillo, F., Wheeler, J.C., Rosadio, R., García-Peña, F.J., Arnaiz-Seco, I., Hoces. D., Castillo. H., Veliz. A., Ortega-Mora, L.M. 2014. Health impact evaluation of alternative management systems in vicuña (Vicugna vicugna mensalis) populations in Peru. Tropical Animal Health and Production 46: 641-646.

Riveros, J.L., Urquieta, B., Bonacic, C., Hoffmann, B., Bas, F., Schuler, G. 2009. Endocrine changes during pregnancy, parturition and post-partum in guanacos (Lama guanicoe). Animal Reproduction Science,  116, (3-4): 318–325.

Rojo, V., Arzamendia, Y. and Vilá, B.L.. 2012. Uso del hábitat por vicuñas (Vicugna vicugna) en un sistema agropastoril en Suripujio, Jujuy. Mastozoologia Neotropical 19: 127-138.

Rosadio, R., Yaya, K., Véliz, A., Rodríguez A., Castillo H. y Wheeler, J.C. 2012. Análisis microbiológico, patológico y determinaciones de microelementos en vicuñas afectadas con caspa. Rev Inv Vet Perú  23 (3): 357-368

Sahley, C., Torres, J., Sánchez, J., 2004. Neoliberalism Meets Pre-Columbian Tradition: Campesino Communities and Vicuña Management in Andean Perú. Culture & Agriculture, 26, (1-2): 60-68.

Sahley, C.T., Torres Vargas, J., Sanchez Valdivia, J., 2007. Biological Sustainability of Live Shearing of Vicuña in Peru. Conservation Biology, 21, (1): 98-105.

Sarno, R. J. and Franklin, W. L. and 1999. Population density and annual variation in birth mas of guanacos in southern Chile. Journal of Mammalogy, 80, 1158-1162.

Sarno, R. J., Bank, M. S., Stern, H. S., and Franklin, W. L. 2006. Effects of age, sex, season, and social dynamics on juvenile guanaco guanaco subordinate behavior. Journal of Mammalogy 87: 41-47.

Sarno, R. J., Clark, W. R., Bank, M. S., Prexl, W. S., Behl, M. J., Johnson, W. E. and Franklin, W. L. 1999. Juvenile guanaco survival: management and conservation implications. Journal of Applied Ecology 36: 937-945.

Sarno, R. J., Franklin, W. L., O’Brien, S. J. and Johnson, W. E. 2001. Assessing genetic differentiation between an island and mainland population of guanacos in southern Chile utilizing mtDNA and microsatellite markers. Animal Conservation 4: 93-101.

Sarno, R. J., Gonzalez, B., Bonacic, C., Zapata, B., O’Brien, S. J. and Johnson, W. E. 2009. Molecular genetic evidence for social group disruption of wild vicunas Vicugna vicugna captured for wool harvest in Chile. Small Ruminant Research 84:28–34.

Sarno, R. J., Villalba, L., Bonacic, C., González, B., Zapata, B., MacDonald, D. W., O’Brien, S. J., y W. E. Johnson. 2004. Phylogeography and subspecies assessment of vicuñas in Chile and Bolivia utilizing mtDNA and microsatellite markers: implications for vicuña conservation and management. Conservation Genetics 5: 89-102.

Schroeder, N., Matteucci, S., Moreno, P., Gregorio, P., Ovejero, R., Taraborelli, P., Carmanchahi, P. 2014. Spatial and Seasonal Dynamic of Abundance and Distribution of Guanaco and Livestock: Insights from using Density Surface and Null Models. Plos One 9 (1):

Taraborelli, P., Ovejero R., Schroeder, N., Moreno P., Gregorio, P. and Carmanchahi, P. 2011. Behavioural and physiological stress responses to handling in wild guanacos. Journal for Nature Conservation 19: 356-362.

Videla, A., Bolkovic, M. L. Carmanchahi, P. D., Cony, M., de Lamo, D. and Wassner, D. 2009. Past, present and potential uses of native flora and wildlife of the Monte Desert. Journal of Arid Environment 238-243.

Vilá B.L., Bonacic C., Arzamendia Y., Wawrzyk A. y Lamas H. 2004. Captura y esquila de vicuñas en Cieneguillas. CIENCIAHOY, 14 (80) 44-55.

Vilá, B. y G. Lichtenstein. 2006. Manejo de vicuñas en la Argentina. Experiencias en las provincias de Salta y Jujuy. En: M. L. Bolkovic y D. Ramadori (Eds.). Manejo de Fauna Silvestre en la Argentina. Programas de uso sustentable, pp121-135. Dirección de Fauna Silvestre, Secretaría de Ambiente y Desarrollo Sustentable, Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Vilá, B.L. 2002. La silvestría de las vicuñas, una característica esencial para su conservación y manejo. Ecología Austral, (12), 1, 79-82.
Vilá. 2006. Investigación científica, precaución y manejo de vicuñas silvestres: Ciencia con los pobladores andinos. En: Bibiana Vila (Ed.). Investigación, conservacion y manejo de vicuñas, pp. 133-146. Proyecto MACS, Universidad Nacional de Lujan.

Wheeler, J.C. 2012. South American camelids – past, present and future. Journal of Camelid Science 2012, 5:1-24.

Yacobaccio, H.D., Vilá, B. 2013. La domesticación de los camélidos andinos como proceso de interacción humana y animal. Intersecciones en Antropología 14: 227-238.

Zapata, B., Gimpel, J., Bonacic, C., González, B.A., Riveros, J. L., Ramírez, A. M., Bas, F., y D. W. Macdonald. 2004. The effect of transport on cortisol, glucose, heart rate, leukocytes and body weight in captive-reared guanacos (Lama guanicoe). Animal Welfare 13: 439-444.

Zapata Beatriz, Benito González, Juan C. Marín, José L. Cabello, Warren Johnson & Oscar SKewes. 2008. Finding of polydactyly in a free-ranging guanaco (Lama guanicoe) Small Ruminant Research 76: 220-222.

Zapata, B., Gaete, G., Correa, L.A. González, B.A., and Ebensperger, L.A. 2009. A case of allosucking in wild guanacos (Lama guanicoe). Journal of Ethology 27 (2): 295-297