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The Ranch at Fossil Creek hosted a llama hike as part of Saturday’s Pine/Strawberry Trails Day celebration. Pine hopes to draw visitors now that it’s a gateway community for the Arizona Trail.

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Hiking with llamas

Pine-Strawberry Trails Day highlights benefits of outdoor tourism

Llamas: Don’t they spit? Not unless they feel threatened. Do they bite? Not unless you’re a bush or a low-hanging juniper branch. Do they kick? To protect themselves, yes. Otherwise, no. But ... llamas as pack animals? You bet!


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