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10 Differences Between A Llama And Alpaca

Llamas and alpacas both belong to the camel family, but they are different species. Here are 10 key differences:

1. Size: Alpacas are usually smaller than llamas, reaching a shoulder height of about 1.5 to 1.7 meters. Llamas are larger, reaching a shoulder height of about 1.8 to 2 meters.

2. Wool: Alpaca wool is finer and softer than llama wool and is often used for making clothing and textiles.

3. Body structure: Alpacas have a more compact body structure than llamas, with a shorter torso and a flat back.

4. Ears: Alpacas have more upright ears than llamas.

5. Behavior: Alpacas are generally calmer and tamer than llamas, which can sometimes be shy and nervous.

6. Use: Llamas are often used as pack animals and for trekking tours, while alpacas are more commonly kept for wool production and as pets.

7. Habitat: Llamas are native to South America, while alpacas are exclusively found in the Andes of South America.

8. Face: Alpacas have a flatter forehead and a shorter muzzle area than llamas.

9. Eyes: Alpacas have larger eyes than llamas.

10. Weight: Alpacas generally weigh less than llamas.

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