Rock Valley (Valle de las Rocas) & Southern viscacha (Lagidium viscacia)

In a garden of rock formations resembling many different animals I was baffled to suddenly stand in front of this Viscacha monitoring my movements.

Rock Valley (Valle de las Rocas) & Southern viscacha (Lagidium viscacia)
It’s like I met the only living guardian of that day, and it was checking me out. Apparently I was an acceptable visitor that had recognized what is here, as it simply lazily moved a bit higher up where it settled.

Rock Valley (Valle de las Rocas) & Southern viscacha (Lagidium viscacia)
Can you see the Viscacha? Check the ears!

Altitude: 4113 metres.

Last Updated on 23 March, 2023 by morten

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