-Llamas belong to the camelid family. Alpacas, camels, guancos, and vicunas are
in the same family.
-Llamas have two nails and a soft pad on their
foot, making them very sure footed on the mountain sides.
do spit at each other over food and space. only at humans if they feel threatened.
-Llamas can live on average of 15-25 years.
-Llamas are sheared
in the spring to avoid the hot summer humidity in the Midwest.
eat about a small bale of hay per week. (Horses eat alot more)
can be transported in a van.
-Llamas communicate by humming to each
-Llamas have two types of wool: silky and suri.
-Llama moms are pregnant for 11-11 1/2 months.
-Llama moms usually only have one baby at a time.
fiber can be spun into wool for sweaters and other items.
click here to play video of humming llamas