Some facts about the Llama
Llamas are members of the Camel family. Technically, they are camelids.
In the New World, there are four different camelids. Three are in the genus Lama, the
llama, the alpaca,
and the guanaco. One is in its own
genus vigunae, the vicuna. The
llama and the alpaca are
both domesticated animals, and have never been wild. The llama is
than the alpaca. In South American, llamas are used for pack animals,
production of fiber for rugs
and ropes, meat, and even used their dung for fuel.
America, the alpaca is used for
fine fiber production, meat, and their dung for fuel.
In the United States, llamas are used for light draft, fiber production, show, companion
and guard animals. Alpacas are used for fine
fiber production and show in the United
Information about the Llama was
gathered from llamaweb.com