Llamas Homeostasis

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Llamas maintain their homeostasis in similar ways as the rest of the mammals. Llamas have thick fur made up of coarse guard hair on the top layer, and short wavy fiber hair in the bottom layer. This prevents them from being cold in harsh weathers. Llamas have more red blood cells that most mammals so that they can adapt to higher altitudes. They also have bigger lungs which means more space and capacity in their lungs which gives them a bigger intake of breath.
Llamas are herbivores. They get their energy and fibers by eating corn, oats, hay, and pasture. They get their protein by eating grass hay, alfalfa hay, and geldings. Llamas have three stomach compartments that include Omasum, Rumen, and Abomasum. Once the llama eats the food, the food
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They have two toes, or hooves, on each foot that helps them clime up mountains. Llamas can carry about 50-75 pounds on its back. But if the weight is too heavy, it will lie down and not get up and refuse to move. Llamas can travel for about 20-25 miles each day. People use llamas to carry things on their back for travel.
Llamas consists of arteries and have a closed circulatory system in which oxygenated blood flows, and veins where deoxygenated blood flows. Llamas have a double looped four chambered heart. Llamas blood have more red blood cells that transports more oxygen to the cells of the body.
A llamas pregnancy lasts around eleven and a half months, or 350 days. The age of sexual maturity for a male llama is 3 about 3 years, and for females it is about 12 years. Male llamas mate with the female llama laying down , which can take up to 20 to 50 minutes. The labor is quick, which takes about half an hour. They tend to be born from morning to noon at any time of the year. However, llamas do not lick their baby when they are born. They have a tongue that cannot extend more than half an inch from outside of the mouth. Once the baby llama (cria) is born, within the hour, it can stand up and
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