Ancient Inca Lawn Mower

Ever wonder how the grass on all of the Inca ruin terraces stays so well-groomed? I caught one of the elusive Inca lawn mowers on camera as it set to work trimming the grass on one of the terraces of an Inca ruin along the Inca Trail. Do you see the ancient staircase that the Incas would have used in order to bring their crops from one terrace to the next? Although this one has been tagged for research purposes, wild alpaca/ llamas may be seen grooming the ruins both along the Inca Trail and at Machu Picchu.

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8 thoughts on “Ancient Inca Lawn Mower”

    1. Thank you very much, Victor. Funny thing about nature photography… it took me about 30 minutes and 25 photographs (lots of patience) to get this photograph. Finally, it turned and looked at me.

      Thanks for viewing!
      Nate

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