An alpaca is a domesticated species of South American camelid. It resembles a small llama in appearance. Once sheared, their fibre can make all sorts of beautiful clothes and artefacts.
|The primary thing alpacas eat is just plain grass, hay and sometimes grain supplements too.|
|From South America where they graze at an altitude of 3 – 4000 metres on the Andes. They are social animals who live in a herd. They love being together,|
|A Baby alpaca is called a cria and takes 11 1/2 months to grow inside the mother.|
|Alpacas sometimes spit – this is totally normal and is a way of saying “I need my own space”. Otherwise they are very friendly animals! Like all animals we approach them with care so they don’t feel worried.|