The present Doodle observes Peru’s Independence Day and the nation’s Fiestas Patrias, or National Holidays. On July 28, 1821, Peru formally announced its autonomy from Spain.
Delineated in the Doodle work of art is Peru’s national creature, the vicuña, which additionally stands gladly on the country’s banner and ensign. A nearby relative of the llama and alpaca, the vicuña can be found wandering aimlessly in the raised fields of Peru’s focal Andes. The creature is venerated for its glistening, delicate, and sturdy external coat, a fiber so alluring that during the standard of Peru’s Inca realm, it was held solely for honorability.
Vicuñas were pursued almost to elimination, however these effortless creatures have since ricocheted back to sound numbers. This uncommon versatility fortifies the vicuña as an image of Peruvian autonomy, enthusiasm, and guts.
¡Felices Fiestas Patrias, Perú!