The highlands (IMAGE) University of Utah Caption Highland elevation in the Central Andes. Pastoral animals, including alpacas, made up most of highlanders’ diets. Credit Kurt Wilson Usage Restrictions Credit must be given to the creator. Only noncommercial uses of the work are permitted. Adaptations must be shared under the same terms. License CC BY-NC-SA Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.