The discovery of this set of statues in a hidden valley on Easter Island has researchers puzzled. One possible explanation is that Easter Island was a floating island that originated off the coast of South America and centuries ago hung up on a volcanic peak in the South Pacific. This is the first indication that llamas may have been native to Easter Island. As well as Peru and Chile, llamas are presently found in Mount Lehman in British Columbia.
We recently visited easter Island and sure enough, we were able to locate one of the llama moais . . .
|Amazing Crop Circle||Astounding Mars Photo||Carvings on Mount Lehman|
|Emu and Llama Cross||Face on Mars Photo||Guard Llamas|
|Guatemalan Llamas||Llama Carved on Totem Pole||Llamas in Ancient Egypt?|
|Llamas in the Arctic?||Miniature Llamas in Japan||Racing Llamas|
|Radioactive Llamas||Trojan Llama||Zebra-Llama Cross|
If you want the true story of Easter Island, have a look at the Bradshaw Foundation site.
Their goal is to help discover, document and preserve prehistoric rock art round the world.