Alpacas are Member of the Camelid family, other members are Camels, Llamas, Guanaco and Vicuña
There are two types of alpacas. Huyacayas have highly crimped fiber which looks like a teddy bear and Suri have long locks, with lustrous fiber.
Alpaca Lifespan: 15-20 years
Alpaca Average Height: 36″ at the withers
Alpaca Average Weight: 140 to 200 pounds
Baby Alpaca is called a Cria (think creation) and has an average birth weight of 10-25 pounds.
Alpacas come in 22 different colors in 7 color groups.
Alpacas make a humming sound and have 3 stomachs