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6 Best Llama Shears And Clippers – Reviews & Top Picks

Tired of using bad hand shears and various scissors for trimming your llama? To handle the thick, burr-filled fleece of a llama, you need to invest in a good electric clipper or get a good-quality shear. And whether you have one llama or a whole herd, shearing is a vital part of the season. Dehairing …

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Are Llamas Endangered? Population Status

Few animals catch attention like llamas. They are friendly, gracious, with prominent eyes, and warm gazes.  Llamas can carry a heavy load, their meat is nutritious, milk is tasty, the wool is warm – a great combination to be hunted down, have their conservation status get into the red zone, and become endangered.  In the …

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Llama Milk: Benefits, Uses, And Downsides

Llama milk might sound like a new trend on the milk market, but it has been around for centuries.  Ever since people domesticated llamas in South America, they have been using them for their soft wool, tasty meat, and occasionally for their nutritious milk.  The biggest problem with drinking the milk of a llama is …

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Why Are Llama Eyes So Weird? (Simply Explained!)

I was browsing llama memes the other day recently and ran across an interesting discussion on Reddit. It started with a photo of a funny-looking close-up of a llama’s eye. Here’s the photo. Many were shocked, some were even disgusted with how the pupils looked. Others wanted to know why their eyes looked so bizarre. Different …

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Llama Eyes – All About Them!

Just like all other mammals, llamas too have two eyes on their heads. The head is small which makes their eyes more prominent. Llama’s eyes are large, expressive, and because of such size, prone to injuries. A 19th-century Peruvian physician, Hipólito Unánue, praised the elegance of the llamas by saying that their eyes are “so …

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5 Animals Similar To Llamas (With Photos!)

Imagine this situation: you are hiking through the Andes in South America.  The view is breathtaking, the selfies look amazing, you can’t wait to get back to your hotel and post the pictures on Instagram. Suddenly, you notice something moving in the distance. It looks like a llama, but you are not sure. Is it …

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How Do Llamas Adapt To Their Environment?

Llamas live in the Andes, at elevations from 7,550 to 13,120 ft (2,300–4,000 m).  At such heights it’s dry, windy, and cold – temperatures can drop below freezing 32 degrees F (0 °C). There’s low humidity, increased UV radiation, decreased air pressure, you name it. Breathing becomes hard as there’s not enough oxygen available. In …

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Are Llamas Related To Goats? Do They Get Along?

No, llamas and goats are not very closely related. Llamas belong to the Camelidae family while goats belong to the Bovidae. Llamas are closely related to guanaco, alpaca, vicuna, and camels, while goats are closely related to markhors, ibexes, sheep, ibexes, goats, muskox. Llamas and goats shared a common ancestor some 64 million years ago.  …

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