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Making a wooly debut ; Alpacas: The smaller cousins of llamas make their first appearance at the Baltimore County 4-H Fair.
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The Sun - Baltimore, Md.
Author: Piven, Ben
Date: Jul 13, 2002
Start Page: 1.B
Section: LOCAL
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Photo(s); 1. Shazaam, an alpaca, peeks out of its stall after a run with Sydney Saltsman, whose hand is on the right. The hand of Logan Miller appears on the left. The trio wait to enter a costume parade at the county 4-H Fair's first alpaca showing. 2. Eliza Allan (left), [Elizabeth Montgomery], 12, of Parkton (center) and Kyle Miller prep for the alpaca obstacle course held at the Maryland State Fairgrounds. 3. - 4. Kyle Miller of Hampstead with his alpaca, The Perfect Storm, and Jimmy Saltsman with Dean-O decided to add a little hip-hop flavor to the costume parade and dress as rappers.; Credit: 1. - 4. ALYSSA CWANGER : SUN STAFF PHOTOS

Tilly Dorsey, owner of Dorsey Farm, proposed adding the Alpaca Club to Joyce Sheats, president of the 4-H fair board, as a supplement to the cows, goats and pigs. "The kids have just had a ball because alpacas are so easy to handle," said Dorsey, whose farm has 63 alpacas.

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