What Color Are Llamas?

What Color Are Llamas?

In 1558, a strange creature arrived in the Dutch city of Middelburg.  According to reports, the “Indian sheep from the region of Peru” was about two yards high and around five feet in length. It had a neck “as white as a swan” and a “yellowish” body. The animal that fascinated the people of Middelburg…

All Of Llama’s Cousins (With Pictures!)

All Of Llama’s Cousins (With Pictures!)

Llamas are related to alpacas, vicunas, guanacos. All of these four species are South American camelids. Llamas and alpacas are domesticated; vicunas and guanacos are wild.  Besides these three camelids, llama’s cousins include camels (Camelus) that live in Asia, Africa, and Australia.     Llamas, alpacas, guanacos, vicunas, dromedary, and Bactrian camels are all related and belong…

Berserk Llama Syndrome (Causes, Prevention, Treatment!) 

Berserk Llama Syndrome (Causes, Prevention, Treatment!) 

Llamas are very friendly and docile creatures. They can be great companions to have, they guard livestock, and bond well with other animals and humans.  But just like humans, not all llamas are well-behaved. Some llamas might develop a disorder where they turn against and attack their owner.  This disorder is called the “Berserk Llama…

Are There Llamas In..?

Are There Llamas In..?

A llama is a domesticated animal mostly found in the Andes in South America. It is a camelid that has been used as a meat and pack animal by Andean cultures since the Pre-Columbian era. Since forever people have been highly valuing it for its soft woolly fleece. It is estimated that there are around…

Are Llamas Related To Giraffes?

Are Llamas Related To Giraffes?

Llamas are domesticated South American camelids. They are long-necked mammals primarily found in Peru and Bolivia.  Giraffes are the world’s tallest animals. They have very long necks, patterned fur, and are mostly found in sub-Sarahan Africa.  Both of these animals have long necks, but are llamas related to giraffes? And what are the main similarities…