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The Importance Of Alpacas

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There are so many different, crazy, odd, things in the world that you may find extremely interesting. There are amazing animals, cars, birds, bugs, water parks, museums, mountains and so much more, but three things stand out greatly to me that just pull my interest towards them in a positive way. One animal that gets left in the dust a lot of the time and is usually forgotten and never spoken about is the alpaca. Do you have an interest for alpacas? Alpacas are members of the camelid family. Alpacas are very safe to be around. Alpacas do not bite, do not have sharp teeth, horns, hooves, or claws like most animals do. It is not a smart idea to just raise one Alpaca because they need the companionship of other alpacas to thrive. Alpacas mainly eat grass and hay, approximately two pounds per day. Alpacas are very smart animals and are fairly easy to train. It is best to start training them when they are young so that they will expect a halter and learn to follow on a lead. Alpacas usually live around 15 to 20 years. The…show more content…
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