Alpaca, Huacaya

Alpaca, Huacaya

Lama pacos

Vital Statistics

Height:

5 feet at the head

Weight:

180 lbs

Diet:

Grasses, cushion plants, bunch grasses, and woody shrubs

Conservation:

Status: Common

Geographic Region

Grasslands, meadows and marshes of the Andes Mountains in Central Peru to West Bolivia

At The Zoo

ALEX AND ANI Farmyard

Did You Know?

Alpacas have a very efficient digestive system that include three stomach compartments.