Camelids

Morphology

Weight
130 to 155 kg
Height
1.3 m
Length
up to 1.6 m

Classification

Classe
Mammals
Family
Camelids
Lama glama

Order : artiodactyla
 

DIET

Camelids mainly eat green or dry plants.
Llamaa are herbivores and frugivores.
A llama can consume from 2 to 3 kg of leaves per day.
 

reproduction - LIFESPAN

The llama reaches its sexual maturity between 2 and 3 years.
Llamas can breed all year round, after a gestation period of 10 to 11 months, the female gives birth to a single young.
A llama can live between 10 and 20 years.
 

Habitat

South America.
Formerly very widespread from sea level to high altitudes, its territory has been reduced to the Andes in Peru and Bolivia, Northern Chile and Argentina, south of the equator.
It is found at altitudes spanning from 2,300 m to 4,800 m.
 

DID YOU KNOW ?

It spits to guard off its counterparts rather than man.
These animals are bred for their wool, scrub clearance and as a tourist attraction.
It is said that llamas neigh.