During the wet season the vicua browses on the scanty vegetation of the cordilleran ridges.
Mexico, unlike other cordilleran countries, lends itself to travel in certain directions by means of roads and vehicles.
The Tapir Pinchaca appears to be confined to the region of the cordilleran table-lands.
A long and wide chain of mountains, especially the main mountain range of a large landmass. Cordilleras can include the valleys, basins, rivers, lakes, plains, and plateaus between parallel chains of a single mountain system, or they can consist solely of a string of connected mountain peaks.