Fun Facts About Llamas
- Llamas can grow as much as 6 feet tall.
- Llama wool is light, warm and water resistant.
- Llamas do not bite, they spit when they are agitated.
- Llamas live to be about 20 years old.
A llama dressed in cultural clothing:
History of Llamas
LLAMAS ARE SOOO COOL!
- Llamas appear to have originated from the central plains of North America about 40 million years ago.
- They migrated to South America about three million years ago during the Great American Interchange.
- The llama is native to the high puna of the South American Andes.
- Native peoples have used llamas as pack animals for centuries.
If you would like to visit a local llama petting zoo,
click on Carlson's Lovable Llamas
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