Child with Lamb and Cactus Fence

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A young shepherd holds a lamb in front of his rural home in the desert. He lives with his family in a wet, foggy stretch of northern Chile that surrounds the cloud forests of Fray Jorge National Park. <br />
Despite the dampness, cactus thrive there and inventive villagers plant them in rows to form livestock pens. Small cacti of Quisco Cacto or Echinapsis chilensisof species, are planted in a row and grow together making an effective and inexpensive fence. <br />
Parque Nacional Fray Jorge, a strange landscape of cactus and yet, it is wet and foggy. It is described as an ecological island.
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